Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Silence please! New siRNA data provides powerful free tool for biomedical research community !

A great example of public-private scientific collaboration between the NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and Life Technologies Corporation, we all now have access to a plethora of   information about how turning off a gene in laboratory by small interfering RNAs (which in my opinion is one of the most powerful tool used in the first decade of 21st Century biomedical research),  one at a time, could help us figure out their exact functions and learn more about how our health is affected when those functions are disrupted. Here is what NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins has to say about this collaborative project outcomes: 

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