Advances in RNA Interference Technology and Its Impact on Nutritional Improvement, Disease and Insect Control in Plants

@article{Katoch2013AdvancesIR,
  title={Advances in RNA Interference Technology and Its Impact on Nutritional Improvement, Disease and Insect Control in Plants},
  author={Rajan Katoch and Neelam Thakur},
  journal={Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology},
  year={2013},
  volume={169},
  pages={1579-1605}
}
  • R. Katoch, N. Thakur
  • Published 17 January 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology
This review highlights the advances in the knowledge of RNA interference (RNAi) and discusses recent progress on the functionality of different components RNAi machinery operating in the organisms. The silencing of genes by RNA interference has become the technology of choice for investigation of gene functions in different organisms. The refinement in the knowledge of the endogenous RNAi pathways in plants along with the development of new strategies and applications for the improvement of… Expand
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