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Molecular Biomedicine
Mutation analysis of CFTR gene by DGGE method In CF patients from West Ukraine
1Makukh H. V., 2Kocheva S., 1Zastavna D. V., 1Kornijenko Y. O., 1Hnatejko O. Z.
  1. Institute of Hereditary Pathology MAS of Ukraine
    31a, Lysenko Str., Lviv, Ukraine, 79008
  2. Research Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
    2, Krste Misirkov Bld. 1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia


The results of DNA analysis of 60 non-delF508 chromosomes from West Ukraine patients with high risk of CF are shown. The spectrum of CF mutations was determined in J5 CFTR gene exons using DGGE method. The frequencies of CF mutations are found to be: G542X (exon 11) –3,7 %; W1282X (exon 20) – 3,4 %; N1303K (exon 21) – 3,4 %. Besides we found some polymorphic gene variants, which can be used as markers for prenatal CF diagnostics.


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