New study resolves the structure of the human protein that causes cystic fibrosis

In order to better understand how genetic mutations give rise to cystic fibrosis, researchers need to map the protein responsible for the disorder. The new structure has led to new insights on how this molecular channel functions. More »
Source: The Rockefeller University Newswire - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Tags: Science News CFTR cystic fibrosis David C. Gadsby Jue Chen Laboratory of Cardiac and Membrane Physiology Laboratory of Membrane Biology and Biophysics structural and chemical biology Source Type: news