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RNAi

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RNAi

abbr.
RNA interference
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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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RNAi

abbrev. RNA-MEDIATED INTERFERENCE.
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RNAi (RNA interference) is a natural cellular process of gene silencing that represents one of the most promising and rapidly advancing frontiers in biology and drug development today.
Because of its ability to silence any gene once the sequence is known, RNAi has been adopted as the research tool to discriminate gene function.
melanogaster that the proteins Dic1, Loq and Ago1 are involved in the miRNA pathway whereas Dic2, R2d2 and Ago2 are involved in the RNAi pathway (Mukherjee and Hanley, 2010).
When we disrupt the expression of it with RNAi, we observe multiple effects in immature stages as well as in adults," Vander Meer says.
Researchers used RNAi to screen human cells to identify genes that help parkin tag damaged mitochondria.
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Benitec Limited (ASX:BLT) (PINK:BNIKF) holds a dominant position in expressed RNA interference (RNAi)-based human therapeutics, with a transformational platform technology supported by a robust and extensive intellectual property portfolio.
Therapeutic applications of RNAi; methods and protocols.