Alpha1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
-seen in some fibromyalgia patients
-signs & symptoms: may include frequent respiratory infections
-potential treatments: alpha 1 antitrypsin augmentation therapy, which was beneficial in a subset of FM patients
By Adam Summers.
The specimens have their skeletal tissue stained and dyed with red and blue to map out their structure. The colors can been seen because their flesh has been bathed in trypsin, which deteriorates it, making it see through.