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Ferret Genome Sequenced Holds Clues To Respiratory Diseases

Ferret Genome Sequenced, Holds Clues To Respiratory Diseases

Provided by Michael McCarthy, University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine Genetic analysis unveils airway and lung responses to pandemic flu and cystic fibrosis In what is likely to be a major step forward in the study of influenza,...

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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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