Reference Entry

RNA interference

Edited by Elizabeth Martin

in Concise Medical Dictionary

Ninth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199687817
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191767302
RNA interference

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a mechanism, either natural or the result of biotechnological manipulation, by which *RNA suppresses or interferes with the expression of a gene or genes. Its possible role in gene-specific therapy is under investigation....

Reference Entry.  39 words. 

Subjects: Medicine and Health

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