alternative RNA splicing

alternative RNA splicing

[ȯl¦tər·nəd·iv ¦är¦en′ā ‚splīs·iŋ]
(cell and molecular biology)
A process in gene expression that enables the production of multiple forms of messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) from a single RNA transcript, thus enabling the production of multiple forms of protein from one gene.
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ExonHit Therapeutics is the world's leader in the analysis of alternative RNA splicing, a process which when deregulated plays a key role in the onset of various diseases.
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There is a second way to generate diversity, called alternative RNA splicing.
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