Small RNA Molecules Are Ancient Kill Switches that Cause Cancer Cell Death, Study Reveals

Small RNA Molecules Are Ancient Kill Switches that Cause Cancer Cell Death, Study Reveals
A recent study reports that small RNA molecules, siRNAs and shRNAs, may contain sequences that simultaneously target multiple survival genes, which ultimately causes efficient cancer cell death. This discovery, eight years in the making, could eventually have an impact on multiple cancers. The study, “Many si/shRNAs can kill cancer cells by targeting multiple survival genes

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