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2. It is caused by a mutation in the gene that codes for the ...

  • CRFT protein
  • CFTR protein
  • CTFR protein

3. What does cystic fibrosis mainly affect?

  • respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems
  • reproductive, digestive and circulatory systems
  • circulatory, respiratory and reproductive systems

4. mutant CFTR protein is ..

  • less efficient at transporting chloride ions out of the cell
  • more efficient at transforming chloride ions out of the cell

5. when airways are blocked by mucus

  • the surface area for gas exchange is reduced
  • the surface area for gas exchange is increased

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