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Recent Applications of RNA Interference (RNAi) in Mammalian Systems

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  • Peptide Nucleic Acid
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Scherer, L., Rossi, J.J. (2006). Recent Applications of RNA Interference (RNAi) in Mammalian Systems. In: Peptide Nucleic Acids, Morpholinos and Related Antisense Biomolecules. Medical Intelligence Unit. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-32956-0_8

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