Study Questions siRNA Specificity; Insiders say Issue is Par for the Course | GenomeWeb

The current wave of enthusiasm for siRNA as both a tool for determining gene function and a source of therapeutics stems from the discovery, two years ago, that siRNA could induce RNAi in mammalian cells while side-stepping the fatal interferon response triggered by long dsRNA.

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