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This refers to previous question. Alternative to textit in LaTeX

I am using textit for making text italic.

\documentclass[11pt,table,a5paper]{article}
\begin{document}
\textit{\textbf{Some Text}~\\ 
 This gene encodes the pro-alpha1 chains of type III collagen.~\\ 
~\\  
SSS.~\\ 
~\\ 

ZZZZ in the ZZZ3A1 gene, which ZZZ type III pro-XXX, cause type IV SSS-Danlos   SSS, a rw rw to rw SSS in SSS rwr rw.}
\end{document}linecolor=goldenpoppy

I get following error message.

Runaway argument?
{\textbf {Some Text}~\\ This gene encodes the pro-alpha1 chains of ty\ETC.
! Paragraph ended before \text@command was complete.
<to be read again> 
                   \par 
l.9 ...os   SSS, a rw rw to rw SSS in SSS rwr rw.}

How to fix this error?

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Some reminders:

  1. Don't use ~\\ while ending lines.
  2. Don't use two \\ to end a paragraph.
  3. Use \par in place of all ~\\ and ~\\~\\ or leave a blank line.
  4. If you are using italic shape for an entire paragraph, it is better to use itshape (which is a switch) inside a group → {\itshape your text...}.

Having said that, this works:

\documentclass[11pt,a5paper]{article}
\begin{document}
{\itshape \textbf{Some Text}

 This gene encodes the pro-alpha1 chains of type III collagen.\par
SSS.\par
ZZZZ in the ZZZ3A1 gene, which ZZZ type III pro-XXX, cause type IV SSS-Danlos
   SSS, a rw rw to rw SSS in SSS rwr rw.}
\end{document}

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