alglucerase


alglucerase
al·glu·ce·rase .al-'glü-sə-.rās n modified human glucocerebrosidase administered for enzyme replacement therapy in the treatment of Gaucher's disease see ceredase

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al·glu·cer·ase (al-glooґsər-ās″) a modified form of β-glucocerebrosidase, prepared from pooled human placental tissue, used to replace glucocerebrosidase (glucosylceramidase) in the treatment of type 1 Gaucher's disease; administered by intravenous infusion.

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