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RNA interference

n. Abbr. RNAi
A process in which double-stranded RNA inhibits the expression of genes by triggering degradation of messenger RNAs with complementary sequences.

RNA interference

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RNAi

The blocking of gene expression by disrupting the translation of messenger RNA into proteins. Synonym: posttranscriptional gene silencing
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RNA interference is a naturally occurring process, discovered in 1998, that allows cells to fine-tune their genetic expression.
RNA Interference is a key technology in life science research, particularly in gene function studies and in drug target identification.
Cenix BioScience GmbH is a pioneer and leader in high throughput (HT), genome-driven applications of RNA interference (RNAi) for the discovery and validation of new therapeutic drug targets.
In laboratory tests, the RNA interference technique knocked out two key viral genes to restore the body's normal defence mechanism.
The longer term RNA interference market is to be driven by the R&D of RNAi therapeutic drugs for various diseases; the first of which will emerge during 2013.
Global Industry Analysts' new RNA Interference (RNAi) market research report provides annual estimates and forecasts for drug discovery and target validation, reagents, and siRNA synthesis.
RNA interference involves introducing long double-stranded RNA into an organism, which degrades the targeted homologous mRNA.
The researchers showed that RNA interference - the mosquito immune response -is initiated immediately after they ingest blood containing dengue virus, but the virus multiplies in the mosquitoes nevertheless.
This phenomenon is known as RNA interference (SN: 7/2/05, p.
The new system, which combines the company's existing protein expression system Cold Shock Expression System with Mazf, a kind of RNA interference enzyme, can effectively express a large volume of target proteins by using only Escherichia coli bacteria.
The advent of RNA interference (RNAi) technology has truly revolutionized modern biology.
Lucia, Australia) successfully achieved the simultaneous disabling of multiple genes through RNA interference.