Tensin 1 Gene Variants Might Influence Nutrition in CF Client Group

Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with unique variants in the Tensin 1 gene may well be at chance of low overall body mass index (BMI), a evaluate of nutritional position, if they carry the prevalent CF-creating F508del mutation in both copies of the CFTR gene, a research stories.

This will make Tensin 1 (TNS1) a prospective modifier gene in CF. A modifier gene is one particular that can affect condition severity by altering the outcomes of the fundamental disorder-causing mutation.

The examine, “Tensin 1 (TNS1) is a modifier gene for small entire body mass index

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