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Antisense is the non-coding strand in double-stranded DNA. The antisense strand serves as the template for mRNA synthesis.
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

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome in children may be helped by cancer drugs

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome in children may be helped by cancer drugs

Lorus Therapeutics receives patent allowance to protect novel anticancer drug

Lorus Therapeutics receives patent allowance to protect novel anticancer drug

Targeted Genetics announces new patent for Hyperlipidemia

Targeted Genetics announces new patent for Hyperlipidemia

Most comprehensive genome-wide experimental analyses of sense-antisense transcripts to date

Most comprehensive genome-wide experimental analyses of sense-antisense transcripts to date

VIRxSYS novel HIV gene therapy yields exciting results

VIRxSYS novel HIV gene therapy yields exciting results

FDA approves Topigen's investigational New Drug Application for new inhalation drug to treat asthma

FDA approves Topigen's investigational New Drug Application for new inhalation drug to treat asthma

Scientist develops way to deliver promising genetic tool into living cells

Scientist develops way to deliver promising genetic tool into living cells

Lorus Therapeutics allowed Canadian patent to protect anticancer drugs

Lorus Therapeutics allowed Canadian patent to protect anticancer drugs

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway