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Previously unseen mechanism and component in protein that causes cystic fibrosis identified.


Nearly 70,000 people worldwide are living with cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening genetic disease. There currently is no cure for the condition, however, researchers from the University of Missouri have identified a key component in the protein that causes the disease. The team state the finding may lay the foundation for the development of new medications and improved therapies. Previous studies

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