2D Animation of Genes and Inheritance
An animation introduces cells, DNA and the pattern of inheritance for SMA.
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
- ID: 16931
- Source: DNALC.SMA
Dr. Sumner describes how SMA is inherited.
An animation shows how antisense oligonucleotide therapy for SMA utilizes RNA splicing.
An animation shows alternate splicing of the SMN2 gene.
Frank, an SMA parent, describes the genetics of SMA.
Dr. De Vivo provides an overview of SMA, and describes the four SMA types.
An animation shows how drugs for SMA may be delivered via infusion into the spinal cord.
A step-by-step 2D animation shows the details of RNA splicing.
Dr. Krainer explains the connection between SMA and RNA splicing.
Dr. Sharp explains the process of RNA splicing.
Drs. Sharp and Sumner describe how RNA splicing can be used as a therapy for SMA.