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2D Animation of Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapy for SMA

Description:
An animation shows how antisense oligonucleotide therapy for SMA changes the way the SMN2 gene is spliced.
Keywords:
Spinal muscular atrophy, SMA, RNA, mRNA, splicing, gene, genetic, DNA, antisense, motor neuron, splice, Therapy, Alternative splicing, SMN2, exon, intron, transcript, restore, express, gene expression, promoter, suppressor, enhancer, silencer, oligonucleotide, antisense, inclusion, axon, exon 7
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