Biogenesis, evolution, and functions of plant microRNAs

  title={Biogenesis, evolution, and functions of plant microRNAs},
  author={P. Pashkovskiy and Sergei Ryazansky},
  journal={Biochemistry (Moscow)},
  • P. Pashkovskiy, Sergei Ryazansky
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Biochemistry (Moscow)
  • This review focuses on the biological role of one class of plant small RNAs, ∼22-nt microRNAs (miRNAs). The majority of plant miRNA targets are genes encoding the effector factors of cell signaling pathways. The regulation of their expression is necessary for both ontogenesis and rapid response of plants to biotic and abiotic stress factors. We also summarized current views on the biogenesis and evolution of plant miRNAs as well as the techniques used for their investigation. 

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