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RNA, Antisense

RNA molecules which hybridize to complementary sequences in either RNA or DNA altering the function of the latter. Endogenous antisense RNAs function as regulators of gene expression by a variety of mechanisms. Synthetic antisense RNAs are used to effect the functioning of specific genes for investigative or therapeutic purposes.

Year introduced: 1991

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Tree Number(s): D13.150.650, D13.444.600.150.760, D13.444.735.150, D27.720.470.530.600.150.760

MeSH Unique ID: D016372

Entry Terms:

  • Antisense RNA
  • Anti-Sense RNA
  • Anti Sense RNA
  • RNA, Anti-Sense

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