Pharmacology 514:
Current Topics in Pharmacology
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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, June 2, 2004
Room T-473 HSC

Speaker: JP Jones
Topic: SMaRT RNAs Can Learn New Tricks


  1. Chao H, Mansfield SG, Bartel RC, Hiriyanna S, Mitchell LG, Garcia-Blanco MA, Walsh CE. Phenotype correction of hemophilia A mice by spliceosome-mediated RNA trans-splicing. Nat Med. 2003 Aug; 9(8): 1015-9.

  2. Liu X, Jiang Q, Mansfield SG, Puttaraju M, Zhang Y, Zhou W, Cohn JA, Garcia-Blanco MA, Mitchell LG, Engelhardt JF. Partial correction of endogenous DeltaF508 CFTR in human cystic fibrosis airway epithelia by spliceosome-mediated RNA trans-splicing. Nat Biotechnol. 2002 Jan; 20(1): 47-52

  3. Puttaraju M, DiPasquale J, Baker CC, Mitchell LG, Garcia-Blanco MA. Messenger RNA repair and restoration of protein function by spliceosome-mediated RNA trans-splicing. Mol Ther. 2001 Aug; 4(2): 105-14.


  1. Garcia-Blanco MA. Messenger RNA reprogramming by spliceosome-mediated RNA trans-splicing. J Clin Invest. 2003 Aug; 112(4): 474-80.

Reviews of Related Interest:

  1. Garcia-Blanco MA, Baraniak AP, Lasda EL. Alternative splicing in disease and therapy. Nat Biotechnol. 2004 May; 22(5): 535-46.
    * Review of mRNA splicing, alternative splicing, and mRNA splicing trans-acting factors and their role in human disease.

  2. Scherer LJ, Rossi JJ. Approaches for the sequence-specific knockdown of mRNA. Nat Biotechnol. 2003 Dec; 21(12): 1457-65.
    * Reviews RNA and DNA-based approaches to whack aberant mRNA.

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