For this project, it is not enough to simply answer the questions below. The questions below are a guide for what you need to discuss (i.e. show that you understand the concept) for this project.
Questions to be used as a guide in the project1. What is cystic fibrosis?
2. Describe the structure and function of the NORMAL CFTR protein. In what cells are they found?
3. Name 3 organ systems that are affected by cystic fibrosis. Why are they affected this way?
4. Here are 3 mutated variants of the CFTR protein. Choose ONE and talk about how this mutation causes a change in the activity of the CFTR protein
5. Name 3 treatments for cystic fibrosis. How do they work?
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