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Gene Symbol CFTR
Synonyms ABC35 | ABCC7 | CF | CFTR/MRP | dJ760C5.1 | MRP7 | TNR-CFTR
Gene Description CFTR, cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator, is a membrane transporter regulating chloride and water secretion and absorption (PMID: 24534272). A germline mutation in CFTR has been associated with familial pancreatitis, which may increase the risk of developing pancreatic cancer (PMID: 27555793).
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