proprotein convertase 1/3 deficiency

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proprotein convertase 1/3 deficiency 


An über rare autosomal recessive condition (OMIM:600955) characterised by obesity, hypogonadism, hypoadrenalism, reactive hypoglycemia and marked small-intestinal absorptive dysfunction due to impaired processing of prohormones. 

Molecular pathology Defects in PCSK1, which encodes a convertase involved in processing prohormones and other protein precursors, cause proprotein convertase 1/3 deficiency. 

Synonyms Obesity and endocrinopathy due to impaired processing of prohormones, proprotein convertase 1 deficiency, PC1 deficiency 


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