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  • abbreviation single-stranded RNA

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  • In the lab, writes its inventor, Todd Rider of MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, "we have demonstrated that Dracos are effective against viruses with DNA, dsRNA, positive-sense ssRNA, and negative-sense ssRNA genomes; enveloped and nonenveloped viruses; viruses that replicate in the cytoplasm and viruses that replicate in the nucleus; human, bat and rodent viruses; and viruses that use a variety of cellular receptors."

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  • Family Orthomyxoviridae, within which the five influenza genera exist, are all are negative sense, single-stranded, segmented RNA viruses (ssRNA -).

    Swine Flu-- Normal or Malignant?

  • As evidence of our bullishness on ssRNA approaches, Atlas has also recently created another play aimed at targeting long non-coding RNAs

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  • These ssRNA drugs can target many types of RNA, but one of the most exciting are the abundant non-coding RNAs like microRNA

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  • The company, currently in stealth mode, will be leveraging lots of the emerging insight around the pharmacology of ssRNA approaches.

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  • Its worth noting the other players are also pushing the field of ssRNA approaches to miR-based targets.

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  • Another big piece of ssRNA news is right around the corner hopefully: FDA approval of Isis'

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  • Its become clear over the past few years that these ssRNA drugs can block these microRNAs very efficiently.

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  • Genome: infectious,11kb ssRNA, +ve polarity  Virus is inactivated by heat and disinfectant,  containing detergent or lipid solvent.

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  • These viruses have a linear positive-sense ssRNA genome of ~26-27 kb, encoding a large replicase polyprotein that is expressed from the genomic RNA, and several additional proteins that are expressed from a nested set of 3'-coterminal subgenomic RNAs.

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