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that they target. Which of? I think it is because RNA interference is more potent.... what do you biology nerds think...??

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that they target. Which of? I think it is because RNA interference is more potent.... what do you biology nerds think...??

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In terms of dose needed, RNAi is more potent. However, it is less specific than some forms of antisense, interacting with off-target RNA and triggering cellular antiviral responses.

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