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2D Animation of Intrathecal Drug Delivery for SMA

Description:
A 2D animation shows how drugs for SMA may be delivered to the central nervous system via intrathecal infusion into the spinal cord.
Keywords:
Spinal muscular atrophy, SMA, RNA, mRNA, splicing, gene, genetic, DNA, antisense, motor neuron, splice, Therapy, Intrathecal, delivery, drug, mechanism, central nervous system, spinal cord, epidural, inject, needle, cerebrospinal fluid, blood-brain barrier, vertebra, axon, dendrite
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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