Benitec Touts Multiple Warhead Gene Silencing, Prepares for Move to the US | GenomeWeb

Benitec said this week that it has successfully used its DNA-directed RNA interference technology — which uses a DNA construct to trigger the production of desired double-stranded RNAs for RNAi — to knock down multiple genes at once, a step towards the company’s goal of dealing with drug resistance as it eyes the development of treatments for HIV. Data from these experiments are expected to be published by the first quarter of the next year, according to company officials, although nothing has been submitted to any peer-reviewed journal yet.

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