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Antisense RNA, also called natural antisense transcript (NAT), is a single-stranded RNA that is complementary to a protein-coding messenger RNA (mRNA). The aRNA is assigned to the lncRNAs(longcoding RNA) or ncRNAs. It plays an important role in regulatory processes in cells. However, the principle of aRNA is also used in research as a means of gene knockdown.