Genotype–phenotype correlation and functional studies in patients with cystic fibrosis bearing CFTR complex alleles

It is more and more frequent the detection of CFTR mutations for which it lacks a clear and univocal interpretation. This is particularly true for complex alleles (i.e., more mutations on the same allele). We describe genotype-phenotype correlations in a large number of Cystic Fibrosis patients, carrying different CFTR complex alleles and suggest a poorly invasive tool that may help to predict the clinical severity of the disease. (By Dr. Vito Terlizzi, )



Dr. Vito Terlizzi


Prof Castaldo and his group

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