NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Further expanding the RNAi and microRNA toolkits for plant research, groups from institutes in Japan, China, and the US this month published details about new approaches for the delivery and detection of these gene-silencing molecules.

dsRNA delivery

In the first report, a team of Japanese scientists reported a new method to complex synthetic dsRNA with a carrier peptide capable of triggering transient and localized RNAi in specific tissues and organs.

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