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RNA, Double-Stranded

"RNA, Double-Stranded" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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RNA consisting of two strands as opposed to the more prevalent single-stranded RNA. Most of the double-stranded segments are formed from transcription of DNA by intramolecular base-pairing of inverted complementary sequences separated by a single-stranded loop. Some double-stranded segments of RNA are normal in all organisms.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "RNA, Double-Stranded" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "RNA, Double-Stranded" was a major or minor topic of these publication.