Diet-derived microRNAs: unicorn or silver bullet?

Abstract

In ancient lore, a bullet cast from silver is the only effective weapon against monsters. The uptake of active diet-derived microRNAs (miRNAs) in consumers may be the silver bullet long sought after in nutrition and oral therapeutics. However, the majority of scientists consider the transfer and regulation of consumer’s gene activity by these diet-derived… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12263-017-0564-4

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