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PLANT SIGNALLING

Small RNAs shoot for the root

Small RNAs, not mRNAs, are the real messengers when it comes to long-distance communication.

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Fig. 1: Small RNAs are much more mobile than mRNAs over long distances.

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Gouil, Q., Lewsey, M.G. Small RNAs shoot for the root. Nat. Plants 7, 2–3 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-020-00836-3

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