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2014-09-10 23:11:11

Storage.com and Boomer Esiason Foundation will work together in September & October to raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis.

2014-08-19 12:29:01

New respiratory therapy device uses sound waves at different frequencies to promote Airway Clearance Therapy (ACT). TUSCON, Ariz., Aug.

2014-08-18 12:27:32

- Recipients will compete for public votes for a chance to win one of two Thriving Undergraduate and Graduate Scholar awards NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug.

2014-08-14 23:06:05

Cystic fibrosis continues to be devastating for many people around the world.

2014-08-14 23:00:44

The microdevice can provide new insights in disease studies and drug discovery by mimicking the complex multicellular structure and function of human airway tissue. Research

2014-08-05 08:33:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

2014-08-01 12:25:54

- AbbVie will donate $10 to Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CFRI) for every recipe collected between August 1 and September 15, 2014, up to $10,000 NORTH CHICAGO, Ill.

2014-07-28 20:24:33

HAYWARD, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-07-25 10:36:51

The study, led by Martina Gentzsch, PhD, provides evidence that could help drug developers improve compounds aimed at correcting CFTR proteins in cystic fibrosis patients.


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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