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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Associated with ACVRL1 (ALK1) Mutations

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Activin A receptor type II-like 1 (Activin Receptor-Like Kinase I, ACVRL1 or ALK1) is a gene that encodes a cell surface receptor of the serine/threonine kinase type. The protein is important for proper development of blood vessels. Mutations in the gene are associated with vascular malformations.

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