enzyme replacement therapy

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enzyme replacement therapy

n.
The administration of usually synthetic enzymes to limit or control the effects of a disease involving a specific enzyme deficiency, especially the use of pancreatic enzymes in the treatment of cystic fibrosis or other disorders of the pancreas, or the replacement of any of various enzymes implicated in disorders of lysosome storage.
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Karl has a rare condition called Hunters Syndrome, that requires a weekly enzyme replacement treatment.
We are excited about this collaboration, which represents a significant step toward bringing--for the first time--a plant-based enzyme replacement treatment option to patients affected by Gaucher's disease," comments Dr.
recalled four batches of Fabrazyme, an enzyme replacement treatment for Fabry disease, in Europe because vials were incompletely filled, regulators said.
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