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Lack of CFTR in Skeletal Muscle Predisposes to Muscle Wasting and Diaphragm Muscle Pump Failure in Cystic Fibrosis Mice

  • Maziar Divangahi equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Maziar Divangahi, Haouaria Balghi

    Affiliation: Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Respiratory Division, McGill University Health Centre and Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Haouaria Balghi equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Maziar Divangahi, Haouaria Balghi

    Affiliation: Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Respiratory Division, McGill University Health Centre and Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Gawiyou Danialou,

    Affiliation: Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Respiratory Division, McGill University Health Centre and Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Alain S. Comtois,

    Affiliation: Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Respiratory Division, McGill University Health Centre and Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Alexandre Demoule,

    Affiliations: Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Respiratory Division, McGill University Health Centre and Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Université Paris 6 Pierre et Marie Curie, UPRES EA2397, Paris, France

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  • Sheila Ernest,

    Affiliation: Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Respiratory Division, McGill University Health Centre and Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Christina Haston,

    Affiliation: Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Respiratory Division, McGill University Health Centre and Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Renaud Robert,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • John W. Hanrahan,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Danuta Radzioch,

    Affiliation: Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Departments of Experimental Medicine and Human Genetics, McGill University Health Centre Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Basil J. Petrof mail

    basil.petrof@mcgill.ca

    Affiliation: Meakins-Christie Laboratories and Respiratory Division, McGill University Health Centre and Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Published: July 31, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000586

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