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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency – A Genetic Risk Factor for COPD

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Tomás P. Carroll, Catherine A. O’Connor, Emer P. Reeves and Noel G. McElvaney

Submitted: 25 February 2011 Published: 02 March 2012

DOI: 10.5772/28286

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Current Concepts and Practice

Edited by Kian-Chung Ong

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Written By

Tomás P. Carroll, Catherine A. O’Connor, Emer P. Reeves and Noel G. McElvaney

Submitted: 25 February 2011 Published: 02 March 2012