New RNAi Method May Help Us Beat Elephantiasis

News   May 12, 2017 | Original story from Iowa State University

 
 New RNAi Method May Help Us Beat Elephantiasis

Brugia malayi, the parasitic nematode shown here, infects around 2 million people in tropical regions of Africa, South America and Asia. ISU biomedical scientists have made advances in understanding the parasite’s functional genomics. Image courtesy of Richard Martin.

 
 
 
 

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