Multiple Genes Linked To Differences In Cystic Fibrosis Identified

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Multiple Genes Linked To Differences In Cystic Fibrosis Identified

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a devastating disease caused by mutations in the CFTR gene. In Canada, one in every 3,600 children born has the disease. Researchers have long been puzzled as to how individuals who carry the same CFTR mutations can experience such different courses of disease. Patients with CF are affected in multiple organs such as the lungs, pancreas and liver, to varying degrees...

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