Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization obtains United States patent.
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization
(Campbell, Australia) has patented methods and means for efficiently
downregulating the expression of any gene of interest in eukaryotic cells and organisms are provided. To this end, the invention provides
modified antisense and sense RNA molecules, chimeric genes encoding such
modified antisense or sense RNA molecules and eukaryotic organisms such
as plants, animals or fungi, yeast or molds, comprising the modified
antisense and/or sense RNA molecules or the encoding chimeric genes. (US