DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis [DOID:1485]

Cystic fibrosis (also known as CF or mucoviscidosis) is a recessive genetic disease affecting most critically the lungs, and also the pancreas, liver, and intestine. It is characterized by abnormal transport of chloride and sodium across epithelium, leading to thick, viscous secretions.

Synonyms:  cystic fibrosis,  DOID:1485,  mucoviscidosis