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RNA interference: it's a small RNA world
Curr Biol. 2001 Oct 2;11(19) :R772-5
PMID: 11591334 URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=11591334
AbstractShort RNAs regulate gene expression in many species. Some are generated from any double-stranded RNA and degrade complementary RNAs; others are encoded by genes and repress specific mRNAs. Both, it turns out, are processed and handled by similar proteins. These pathways offer a glimpse into a world of small RNAs.
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