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Design and Chemical Modification of Synthetic Short shRNAs as Potent RNAi Triggers.
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PMID:  23027057     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Synthetic shRNAs that are too short to be Dicer substrates (short shRNAs or sshRNAs) can be highly potent RNAi effectors when properly designed, with activities similar to or more potent than the more commonly used siRNAs targeting the same sequences. sshRNAs can be designed in two possible orientations: left- or right-hand loop, designated L-sshRNAs and R-sshRNAs, respectively. Because L- and R-sshRNAs are processed by the RNAi machinery in different ways, optimal designs for the two formats diverge in several key aspects. Here, we describe the principles of design and chemical modification of highly effective L- and R-sshRNAs.
Anne Dallas; Brian H Johnston
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)     Volume:  942     ISSN:  1940-6029     ISO Abbreviation:  Methods Mol. Biol.     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214969     Medline TA:  Methods Mol Biol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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