The evolutionary origin of plant and animal microRNAs

@article{Moran2017TheEO,
  title={The evolutionary origin of plant and animal microRNAs},
  author={Yehu Moran and Maayan Agron and Daniela Praher and Ulrich Technau},
  journal={Nature Ecology &Evolution},
  year={2017},
  volume={1}
}
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a unique class of short endogenous RNAs, which have become known in the past few decades as major players in gene regulation at the post-transcriptional level. Their regulatory roles make miRNAs crucial for normal development and physiology in several distinct groups of eukaryotes including plants and animals. The common notion is that miRNAs have evolved independently in those distinct lineages, but recent evidence from non-bilaterian metazoans, plants, and various algae… CONTINUE READING
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