Multiplex PCR of polymorphic markers flanking the CFTR gene; a general approach for preimplantation genetic diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.

Abstract

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the first monogenic disorder for which single cell preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) has been successfully applied. The spectrum of mutations in CF is extremely heterogeneous, and hence, the development of mutation-specific PGD protocols is impracticable. The current study reports the development and evaluation of a general… (More)

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