On the Other Side of The World, CSIRO Uses RNAi For Terrestrial, Aquatic Animal Applications | GenomeWeb

BOSTON — Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization has been a pioneer in the development of RNA interference since the mid-1990s, working with plants such as barley, wheat, and potatoes.

But while CSIRO’s beginnings in the field started with and continues in plants, the organization believes its gene-silencing technology has potential in two of its other core areas of interest: livestock and aquaculture.

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