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Direct to Consumer, Genetic Testing

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing provides people access to certain of their genetic information without necessarily involving a healthcare provider

The SERPINA1 Gene, serpin family A member 1

The SERPINA1 gene provides instructions for making a protein called alpha-1 antitrypsin, which is a type of serine protease inhibitor (serpin)

FBN1 gene, fibrillin 1

The FBN1 gene provides instructions for making a large protein called fibrillin-1. This protein is transported out of cells into the extracellular matrix, which is an intricate lattice of proteins and other molecules that forms in the spaces between cells.