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susceptibility to pulmonary fibrosis idiopathic (IPF)

Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease characterized by shortness of breath, radiographically evident diffuse pulmonary infiltrates, and varying degrees of inflammation and fibrosis on biopsy. It results in acute lung injury with subsequent scarring and endstage lung disease.

Related patway(s): telomere maintenance

DNAtraffic protein(s) related to disease: TERT (telomerase catalytic subunit), DKC1

OMIM: 178500

Last modification date: July 8, 2011