SMN2 genetic instructions

Researchers have demonstrated that a technique called trans-splicing can lessen the severity of symptoms and increase life span in mice with SMA.

posted on February 26, 2010 - 4:36pm
 A process called trans-splicing has been shown to increase levels of a needed protein in mice with a disease resembling severe human spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), says a research team at the University of Missouri-Columbia, whose findings were published Jan. 6, 2010, in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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