Cystic Fibrosis

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Cystic Fibrosis Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What ion channel is defective in cystic fibrosis? 
    • A. 

      Chlorine

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 2. 
    The channel which is defective in cystic fibrosis is regulated by what molecule?
  • 3. 
    Describe the cystic fibrosis protein, discussing its location, primary structure, type of protein, its full name and its primary function. 
  • 4. 
    Cystic Fibrosis is caused by:
    • A. 

      A defective gene which causes abnormalities in the brain

    • B. 

      It is not know what the cause is

    • C. 

      Someone who eats too much salt

    • D. 

      A defective gene which leads to the making of an abnormal protein

  • 5. 
    Body systems affected by cystic fibrosis include: 
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Sweat glands

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      All of these