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Cystic Fibrosis

  1. Jane C Davies,
  2. Uta Griesenbach,
  3. Duncan M Geddes,
  4. Eric WFW Alton

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002005

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How to Cite

Davies, J. C., Griesenbach, U., Geddes, D. M. and Alton, E. W. 2006. Cystic Fibrosis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Imperial College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

This article has sections titled

  • Introduction
  • The CF Gene
  • The CFTR Protein and Its Function
  • Pathophysiology
  • Mutations in the CFTR Gene
  • Genotype/Phenotype Correlation
  • Presentation
  • Abundance of CF Heterozygotes in Non-CF Disease Populations
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Conventional Clinical Management
  • The Development of New CF Therapies
  • Conclusions

Keywords:

  • cystic fibrosis;
  • lung disease;
  • pseudomonas aeruginose