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Antisense is the non-coding strand in double-stranded DNA. The antisense strand serves as the template for mRNA synthesis.
Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury

Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury

Researchers specifically manipulate tumor angiogenesis gene

Researchers specifically manipulate tumor angiogenesis gene

Isis Pharmaceuticals awarded $1.5 million NIH grant to improve RNAi-based therapeutics

Isis Pharmaceuticals awarded $1.5 million NIH grant to improve RNAi-based therapeutics

microRNAs may be key to HIV's ability to hide, evade drugs

microRNAs may be key to HIV's ability to hide, evade drugs

eIF4E-specific anti-sense oligonucleotides knock down cancer

eIF4E-specific anti-sense oligonucleotides knock down cancer

Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborates with Isis Pharmaceuticals

Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborates with Isis Pharmaceuticals

Almac announces study on colorectal pre-malignancies

Almac announces study on colorectal pre-malignancies

Nanoparticles yield delivery tools for therapeutic nucleic acids

Nanoparticles yield delivery tools for therapeutic nucleic acids

Nanotechnology continues to advance anticancer gene therapy

Nanotechnology continues to advance anticancer gene therapy

Scientists discover function for antisense RNA

Scientists discover function for antisense RNA

Inhibiting a particular cancer-causing gene improves radiation effectiveness

Inhibiting a particular cancer-causing gene improves radiation effectiveness

Phase I clinical trial of experimental gene therapy to treat HIV shows encouraging results

Phase I clinical trial of experimental gene therapy to treat HIV shows encouraging results

Promising therapy for Lou Gehrig's disease delivers antisense drug directly to nervous system

Promising therapy for Lou Gehrig's disease delivers antisense drug directly to nervous system

Potential novel treatment strategy for Ewing's sarcoma

Potential novel treatment strategy for Ewing's sarcoma

Weill Cornell experts publish review of genetic medicine

Weill Cornell experts publish review of genetic medicine

Ocean Vesivirus found in human blood samples

Ocean Vesivirus found in human blood samples

Bioniche granted patent for oligonucleotide technology

Bioniche granted patent for oligonucleotide technology

Antisense molecules may hold promise in treating brain chemical problems such as Alzheimer's

Antisense molecules may hold promise in treating brain chemical problems such as Alzheimer's

Pursuit of potential drugs and small molecules that target the IGF-1 receptor

Pursuit of potential drugs and small molecules that target the IGF-1 receptor

Significant new breakthroughs in understanding how the genes in mammals are controlled

Significant new breakthroughs in understanding how the genes in mammals are controlled