Civilization diseases – therapeutic application of antisense strategy

Kamila Bąkowska-Żywicka, Agata Tyczewska, Tomasz Twardowski


Modulation and regulation of biosynthesis process by means of antisense oligonucleotides lay the foundation for new therapeutic strategies, among others against cancer, viral or angiogenesis diseases. The aim of this account is the presentation of molecular basis of antisense strategy and mechanism of action of antisense oligonucleotides. Furthermore we present the state of art in clinical studies of application of antisense oligonucleotides in some of civilization diseases.


civilization diseases; antisense oligonucleotides; novel therapies

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