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BIS 104 PQ 14 14. In an attempt to understand the underlying cellular mechanisms that cause symptoms of cystic fibrosis, investigators compared live cells taken from the bronchial epithelium of normal volunteers and from cystic fibrosis patients. First, they tested the hypothesis that cells from CF patients would lack the CFTR chloride channel protein in their plasma membranes.
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Unformatted text preview: Describe two experimental approaches to test this hypothesis: one cytological procedure and one biochemical procedure. a) cytological experiment: b) Biochemical experiment: Let’s suppose that the above hypothesis was proven to be correct. Describe what experiment you would do next to further our understanding of the role of CFTR protein in this disease. c) Experiment:...
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