Reappraisal of Frequency of Common Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Gene Mutations in Iranian Cystic Fibrosis Patients

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Khalilzadeh, Soheila; Hassanzad, Maryam; PourAbdollah Toutkaboni, Mihan; Tashayoie Nejad, Sabereh; Sheikholeslami, Fatemeh-Maryam; Velayati, Ali Akbar;
(2018)
  • Publisher: National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  • Journal: Tanaffos, volume 17, issue 2, pages 73-81 (issn: 1735-0344, eissn: 2345-3729)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC6320558
  • Subject: Original Article | Cystic Fibrosis | Gene | Mutation | Iran | Patients | Genotype | Phenotype

Background: Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening recessive genetic disorder resulting from mutations in the gene encoding the fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator protein (CFTR). The CF clinical phenotype shows wide variation ranging from severe disease in... View more
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