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A 'pivotal' new rule for microRNA-mRNA interactions

Nature Structural & Molecular Biology volume 19, pages 265266 (2012) | Download Citation

Finding biologically relevant targets is a prerequisite for understanding the function of any trans regulator of gene expression, but this can be particularly challenging with microRNAs (miRNAs). A study in this issue addresses the problem by identifying a novel mode of miRNA target recognition.

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  1. Giovanni Stefani and Frank J. Slack are in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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