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Potential Treatment to Improve Lung Function and Antibiotic Effectiveness in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Claremont, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Excessive
Best in Backyards will sponsor its local Boy Scout troop for the upcoming “Wrestle Cure,” a charitable event whose proceeds benefit Cystic Fibrosis.
Helping CF Patients Breathe Easier Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Synedgen announces the award of a National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
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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