Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2004 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 7 No. 3, Issue of December 15, 2004


Figure 6. Genetic model for RNAi / PTGS. There are three phases of the pathway: production of dsRNA in cells, either by injection of dsRNA (RNAi) or conversion of foreign RNA into dsRNA into as active PTGS effector by endonucleolytic cleavage and sequence specific recognition and cleavage of mRNA in a cyclic reaction.

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