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Antisense is the non-coding strand in double-stranded DNA. The antisense strand serves as the template for mRNA synthesis.
Adult SMA patients treated with Nusinersen show improvement in motor function

Adult SMA patients treated with Nusinersen show improvement in motor function

LSU Health New Orleans awarded $1.74 million to advance research on Usher syndrome

LSU Health New Orleans awarded $1.74 million to advance research on Usher syndrome

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Experimental treatment shows early promise to help nearly half of DMD patients

Experimental treatment shows early promise to help nearly half of DMD patients

Researchers discover a molecule that regulates tumor development in different types of cancers

Researchers discover a molecule that regulates tumor development in different types of cancers

Breast cancer gene could be key to developing targeted therapy for hepatoblastoma

Breast cancer gene could be key to developing targeted therapy for hepatoblastoma

Researchers test new drug to treat patients with chylomicronemia syndrome

Researchers test new drug to treat patients with chylomicronemia syndrome

Prion disease in mice treated successfully with antisense oligonucleotides

Prion disease in mice treated successfully with antisense oligonucleotides

New drug provides hope for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New drug provides hope for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Scientists aim to develop new ointment that could reduce risks of primary skin cancer

Scientists aim to develop new ointment that could reduce risks of primary skin cancer

Researchers discover underlying cause of hereditary muscle disease

Researchers discover underlying cause of hereditary muscle disease

RNA-induced gene fusion can occur in mammalian cells, reveals study

RNA-induced gene fusion can occur in mammalian cells, reveals study

New class of antisense oligonucleotide therapeutics tested in humans

New class of antisense oligonucleotide therapeutics tested in humans

New therapy for childhood blindness shows 'very promising' results

New therapy for childhood blindness shows 'very promising' results

New mouse model shows potential for rapid identification of promising muscular dystrophy therapies

New mouse model shows potential for rapid identification of promising muscular dystrophy therapies

First bifacial molecule can invade double-stranded DNA or RNA

First bifacial molecule can invade double-stranded DNA or RNA

New form of therapy may stop or reverse progressive vision loss

New form of therapy may stop or reverse progressive vision loss

Newly developed synthetic DNA molecule may one day be used as 'vaccine' for prostate cancer

Newly developed synthetic DNA molecule may one day be used as 'vaccine' for prostate cancer

Researchers develop two-pronged approach for targeting Ebola virus

Researchers develop two-pronged approach for targeting Ebola virus

Krembil scientists develop potential treatment to stop knee and spine osteoarthritis

Krembil scientists develop potential treatment to stop knee and spine osteoarthritis