Announcing the Cystic Fibrosis Gene


Figure1. Human Chromosome 7 with Cystic Fibrosis gene highlighted in red. Picture taken from the Human Genome Project.


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1. Kerem B, Rommens JM, Buchanan JA, Markiewicz D, Cox TK, Chakravarti A, Buchwald M, Tsui L. 1989. Identification of the Cyctic Fibrosis Gene: Genetic Analysis. Science (245): 1073-1080.

2.  1990 Dec. Gene discovery brings cystic fibrosis cure closer-includes clinical features, and discovery implications. Health News.

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