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Molecule Found in Huntington’s Patients Kills Cancer Cells
Jim Daley | Feb 13, 2018
Researchers were able to slow tumor growth in a mouse model of human ovarian cancer.
Mammalian Immunity: What’s RNAi Got to Do with It?
Shawna Williams | Jul 21, 2017
A new study adds to the evidence that mammalian cells can use small interfering RNAs to defend against viruses, but questions remain about physiological importance.
Making Micromotors Biocompatible
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jun 1, 2016
Researchers are developing potent ways to fuel and control the movement of micromotor devices.
RNA Ebola Drug Clears Animal Study
Jef Akst | Apr 24, 2015
The short interfering RNA-based therapy TKM-Ebola protects monkeys from the viral strain still circulating in West Africa.
FDA OKs siRNA Ebola Drug
Kerry Grens | Sep 23, 2014
The US Food and Drug Administration gives the green light to deploy an experimental short interfering RNA treatment against Ebola.
Nicholette Zeliadt | Sep 1, 2014
Recent developments in cell transfection and molecular delivery technologies
Marburg Drug Shows Promise
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 22, 2014
Monkeys infected with lethal doses of Marburg virus were rescued by an experimental siRNA-based therapeutic, a study shows.
RNAi Remedy Lowers Cholesterol
Abby Olena | Oct 3, 2013
A Phase 1 clinical trial demonstrates the safety and efficacy of an siRNA-based, cholesterol-lowering drug.
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 1, 2013
The cell detains potentially harmful RNA messages in the spliceosome long enough to create interfering RNAs against the aberrant messages.
Gene Silencing Is Golden
Carina Storrs | Aug 1, 2013
A beginner’s how-to on RNAi screening in mammalian cells