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20.05.2015

Bacteria in cystic fibrosis lungs form particularly resistant biofilms

TWINCORE scientists uncover mechanism

Cystic Fibrosis, better known as mucoviscidosis is a treacherous hereditary disease. Caused by a metabolic disorder the body secretions of patients contain too little water. One of the consequences: The mucus in the patients' bronchi is very viscous. They suffer from chronic cough and recurrent severe infections of the lungs...

 

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17.10.2017