RNA interference: a promising technique for the improvement of traditional crops

@article{Katoch2013RNAIA,
  title={RNA interference: a promising technique for the improvement of traditional crops},
  author={Rajan Katoch and Neelam Thakur},
  journal={International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={64},
  pages={248 - 259}
}
  • R. Katoch, N. Thakur
  • Published 1 February 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition
RNA interference (RNAi) is a homology-dependent gene-silencing technology that involves double-stranded RNA directed against a target gene. This technique has emerged as powerful tool in understanding the functions of a number of genes in recent years. For the improvement in the nutritional status of the plants and reduction in the level of antinutrients, the conventional breeding methods were not completely successful in achieving the tissue-specific regulation of some genes. RNAi has shown… Expand
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