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In the case of the SMN2 gene, however, the splicing complex skips an exon. ‘Coaxing a patient’s cells into effectively including this exon, of skipping it instead, is expected to reduce the intensity of SMA symptoms,’ explains Krainer. ‘Our technique to enhance exon inclusion was to disrupt or mask ‘splicing silencers’ – parts of RNA in or about the exon that impair its recognition by the cell’s splicing machinery, and thereby promote its skipping.’ Related StoriesResearchers find better genetic diversity among cancer cells than anticipatedCHOP experts delay symptoms, expand lifespan in animal style of Batten diseaseApoE4-carrying males with Alzheimer's disease at risk of brain bleedsSeveral years back, Krainer’s team and their collaborators in Isis designed and tested man made molecules, the ASOs, which can be programmed to bind to any little bit of RNA according to this focus on RNA’s sequence of nucleotides or ‘letters’ of its genetic code.