DNA From Cystic Fibrosis Patients With and Without Chronic Infections Points to Unsuspected Mutation, University of Washington Study

Published: Jul 09, 2012

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.

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