Browse by Subject "cystic fibrosis"
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(2010-05-14)While cystic fibrosis (CF) is commonly thought of as a lung disease, since it’s first description 70 years ago we have come to understand that loss of CFTR (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator) function ...
(2013-05-24)Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients battle life-long pulmonary infections with the respiratory pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA). A favorable niche for PA growth is provided by an overabundance of mucus in CF airways. When ...