Introduction: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common life-shortening autosomal recessive genetic disease affecting Caucasians. The disease is characterized by a dysfunctional cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR) protein and aberrant mucus accumulation that subsequently alters the physicochemical environment in numerous organ systems.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 79-96)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Nutrition