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Table 2. Post- transcriptional gene silencing mechanisms.

Phylum

Mechanism

Species

Effector

Reference

Fungi

Neurospora

Quelling

Transgenes

Cogoni and Macino 1997

Plants

Arabidopsis

Petunia

Nicotiana

PTGS

TGS

Transgenes

Transgenes, virus

Elmayan et al. 1998

Dehio and Schell, 1994

Furner et al. 1998

Invertebrates

C. elegans

RNAi

TGS

dsRNA

Transgenes

Ketting et al. 1999

Kelly and Fire. 1998

 

Drosophila

RNAi

Co-suppression

dsRNA

shRNA

Transgenes

Misquitta and Patterson,1999

Paddison et al. 2002

Pal Bhadra et al. 1998

 

Paramecium

Homology

Dependent

Silencing

Transgenes

Ruiz et al. 1998

 

Trypanosoma

RNAi

dsRNA

Wang et al. 2000

Vertebrates

Danio

Rerio

RNAi

dsRNA

Wargelius et al. 1999

 

Mus musculus

RNAi

dsRNA

Wianny and Zernicka-Goetz, 2000

 


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