A 20 to 25-nucleotide double-stranded RNA which is involved in a sequence-specific messenger RNA degradation process known as RNA interference. [ NCI ]

Synonyms:

SMALL INTERFERING RNA

Small Interfering RNA

siRNA

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Term information

Subsets

NCIT_C181176, NCIT_C66830, NCIT_C61410, NCIT_C111114

ALT DEFINITION
  • A 20 to 25-nucleotide double-stranded RNA which is involved in a sequence-specific messenger RNA degradation process known as RNA interference.
Legacy Concept Name
  • Small_Interfering_RNA
Preferred Name
  • Small Interfering RNA
Semantic Type
  • Nucleic Acid, Nucleoside, or Nucleotide
UMLS CUI
  • C1099354
code
  • C2191

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