DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Tangier disease

Tangier disease [DOID:1388]

Tangier disease (also known as "Familial alpha-lipoprotein deficiency":535) is a rare inherited disorder characterized by a severe reduction in the amount of high density lipoprotein (HDL), often referred to as "good cholesterol," in the bloodstream.

Synonyms:  Tangier disease,  DOID:1388,  Tangier disorder,  Tangier syndrome,  familial alpha-lipoprotein deficiency ...