Interferência do RNA (RNAi)

sexta-feira, dezembro 16, 2011


RNA interference (RNAi)

RNA interference (RNAi) is an important pathway that is used in many different organisms to regulate gene expression. This animation introduces the principles of RNAi involving small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) and microRNAs (miRNAs). We take you on an audio-visual journey through the steps of gene expression and show you an up-to-date view of how RNAi can silence specific mRNAs in the cytoplasm.

The accompanying slideshow provides further information about RNAi and small RNAs.

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