The Expressed MicroRNA—mRNA Interactions of Toxoplasma gondii

  title={The Expressed MicroRNA—mRNA Interactions of Toxoplasma gondii},
  author={Ilhan Erkin Acar and M{\"u}şerref Duygu Saçar Demirci and Uwe Gro{\ss} and Jens Allmer},
  journal={Frontiers in Microbiology},
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are involved in post-transcriptional modulation of gene expression and thereby have a large influence on the resulting phenotype. We have previously shown that miRNAs may be involved in the communication between Toxoplasma gondii and its hosts and further confirmed a number of proposed specific miRNAs. Yet, little is known about the internal regulation via miRNAs in T. gondii. Therefore, we predicted pre-miRNAs directly from the type II ME49 genome and filtered them. For the… 

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