siRNA could be a potential therapy for COVID-19

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Sanhita Ghosh
Sayeed Mohammad Firdous
Anirban Nath


Small interfering RNA (siRNA), sometimes known as short interfering RNA or silencing
RNA, is a class of double-stranded non-coding RNA molecules, which is 20-25 base pairs in
length. siRNAs can regulate the expression of genes, by a phenomenon known as RNA interference (RNAi). Based on the phenomenon, the siRNA based therapeutics have been developed
and implemented for anticancer, antiviral, and genetic diseases.

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Ghosh, S., Firdous, S. M., & Nath, A. (2020). siRNA could be a potential therapy for COVID-19. EXCLI Journal, 19, 528-531.
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