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1

What is RNAi?

A naturally occurring process in plants. ds RNA interferes with homologous RNA

2

What does RNAi target?

It targets single genes and allows us to remove unwanted products in them.

3

What does HIGS mean?

Host Induces Gene Silencing

4

Can you only stop the expression of a gene?

No, you can also differ it.

5

Why can we add the dsRNA topologically?

Because it will spread through the organism