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Researchers Publish Details of Genome-Wide Drosophila RNAi Screen in Science

Science published late last week a paper detailing a genome-wide RNAi screen of Drosophila conducted by Norbert Perrimon of Harvard Medical School and colleagues.

According to the article, the researchers applied a high-throughput RNAi screen of 19,470 double-stranded RNAs in cultured cells in order to characterize the function of about 91 percent of the predicted Drosophila genes associated with growth and viability.

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