New Gene Mutation Linked to HAE Type 1 Identified in Spanish Family

New Gene Mutation Linked to HAE Type 1 Identified in Spanish Family

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New Gene Mutation Linked to HAE Type 1 Identified in Spanish Family

A new mutation in the SERPING1 gene linked to hereditary angioedema (HAE) type 1 was identified in three of five members of a Spanish family. Results were published in a letter to the editor of the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology titled “Hereditary angioedema caused by a novel intronic variant of SERPING1.” HAE is a form of angioedema caused by genetic mutations. The most common form of HAE, HAE type 1, is caused by mutations in the SERPING1 gene, which provides instructions for making a…

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