RNA interference

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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