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2015-02-27 23:21:41

It’s that time of year again when CEO and Owner of FiltersFast.com, Ray Scardigno, will once again participate in the Charlotte, NC Chapter’s Xtreme Hike, on April 18, 2015.

2015-02-23 08:28:36

Trial also demonstrates strong trends in secondary clinical endpoints AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-20 23:01:47

New medical director named to lead the growth of Dayton Children's Cystic Fibrosis Center, where research trials are making breakthroughs in finding new therapies and treatments and helping

2015-02-11 12:27:22

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The first patient has been enrolled in the PARI PROVIDE compressor access program to accompany the launch of Kitabis Pak.

2015-02-10 20:22:10

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MCLife is creating a movement with #CFShoeSelfie to raise awareness about cystic fibrosis and raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

2015-02-09 08:32:23

REHOVOT, Israel and NEW YORK, February 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Inhalation Therapies Ltd (AIT), a leading Nitric Oxide therapeutic company, announced that the U.S.

2015-02-03 12:28:41

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- N30 Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Latest Cystic fibrosis Reference Libraries

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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