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2D Animation of Genes and Inheritance

Description:
An animation introduces cells, DNA and the pattern of inheritance for SMA.
Keywords:
Spinal muscular atrophy, SMA, RNA, mRNA, splicing, gene, genetic, DNA, antisense, motor neuron, splice, Inherit, recessive, mutation, deletion, chromosome, risk, chance, probability, cell, sperm, egg, code, base, Punnett square, dominant, trait, offspring
Creative Commons License This work by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.

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