small interfering ribonucleic acid

small interfering ribonucleic acid

a class of small RNA that inhibits RNA transcription.
See also: small ribonucleic acid, ribonucleic acid interference.
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For HIV, we have used a small interfering ribonucleic acid (siRNA) targeted to CCR5.
HOUSTON -- The newly established Small Interfering Ribonucleic Acid (siRNA) Facility at M.
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