In vivo transfer and expression of genes coding for short interfering RNAs.

Abstract

RNA interference can induce potent gene silencing through degradation of complementary mRNA. Short double-stranded interfering RNAs are incorporated into an RNA-induced silencing complex that mediates the recognition and degradation of messenger RNAs in a very targeted manner. Though this phenomenon has been described in mammalian cells only a few years ago… (More)

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