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Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

  1. Lap-Chee Tsui

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005531

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How to Cite

Tsui, L.-C. 2006. Cystic Fibrosis (CF). eLS. .

Author Information

  1. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disorder of serious medical consequence and is the most common such disorder among Caucasians.

Keywords:

  • cystic fibrosis;
  • mucoviscidosis;
  • genetic disease;
  • genetics;
  • chromosome 7;
  • mutation;
  • ATP-binding cassette;
  • chloride channel;
  • carrier;
  • pancreas;
  • lung;
  • Pseudomonas;
  • Berkholderia;
  • sweat;
  • azoospermia;
  • pancreatitis;
  • meconium ileus