CFTR channel

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If there is a mutation in the gene of the CFTR channel, the protein produced has a faulty structure and as a result the person has cystic fibrosis. A functional CFTR channel transports chlorine ions in and out of cells, which in turn controls the movement of water in and out of the cells. This then effects the thickness of the mucus<ref>https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/CFTR#conditions</ref>.<references />
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If there is a mutation in the gene of the CFTR channel, the [[protein|protein]] produced has a faulty structure and as a result the person has [[Cystic_fibrosis|cystic fibrosis]]. A functional CFTR channel transports [[chlorine|chlorine]] [[ions|ions]] in and out of [[cells|cells]], which in turn controls the movement of [[water|water]] in and out of the cells. This then effects the thickness of the [[mucus|mucus]]<ref>https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/CFTR#conditions</ref>.  
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Latest revision as of 18:50, 23 October 2017

If there is a mutation in the gene of the CFTR channel, the protein produced has a faulty structure and as a result the person has cystic fibrosis. A functional CFTR channel transports chlorine ions in and out of cells, which in turn controls the movement of water in and out of the cells. This then effects the thickness of the mucus[1].

References

  1. https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/CFTR#conditions
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