Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Even more on RNA interference

The saga continues . . . last week I revisited RNA interference. Not unexpectedly, even more discoveries about this phenomenon are flowing like a river.

Now it seems that RNA interference may in fact sometimes activate (rather than silence) genes!

Want to know more? Check out the FREE video and the accompanying article in The Scientist:
Now Showing: RNA Activation
RNA is supposed to silence genes, not boost gene expression. So why are scientists seeing just that?
Elie Dolgin
The Scientist Vol. 23 Issue 5 p. 34 May 2009
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