A Ballet of Molecular Machines

Via the Biosingularity Blog


Video of RNAi in action

This superb video from Youtube explains the RNA interference mechanism that recently won the Nobel prize for its discovery. The original video is from the journal Nature.

RNA interference is a complex set of Cellular processes that converts a foreign piece of double-stranded RNA into a potent gene blocker.

This is a narrated interactive video that takes viewers inside a living cell as double-stranded RNA is introduced.

Credit: Doug Huff, Beth Anderson, Simon Fenwick, N. Leigh Anderson and Norman G. Anderson, Arkitek Studios, Seattle, WA

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