DNA From Cystic Fibrosis Patients With and Without Chronic Infections Points to Unsuspected Mutation, University of Washington Study  
7/9/2012 7:47:04 AM

Comparing the DNA from patients at the best and worst extremes of a health condition can reveal genes for resistance and susceptibly. This approach discovered rare variations in the DCTN4 gene among cystic fibrosis patients most prone to early, chronic airway infections.