Alternative to RNAi?
Ian A. York
iayork at panix.com
Wed Mar 19 17:32:01 EST 2003
In article <P66ea.33$W4.4896 at news.uchicago.edu>,
EK <khatipovNO-SPAM at NO-SPAMuchicago.edu> wrote:
>clear enough. I have no doubts that RNAi are effective. I am more worried
>about the final purpose - administration to patients, where liposone
What on earth makes you think this is the "final purpose"? 99.999% of
people using RNAi have no interest in this sort of thing.
>why nobody thought about chemicaly fusing peptides and NAs. I am not a
>chemist and wonder if such a mixed synthesis is ever possible. Any
>information on the subject? I tried to search NCBI with no success so far.
>From what I know about the mechanism of RNAi (which is basically what's in
the reviews) chemical coupling will prevent RNAi from working.
Ian York (iayork at panix.com) <http://www.panix.com/~iayork/>
"-but as he was a York, I am rather inclined to suppose him a
very respectable Man." -Jane Austen, The History of England
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