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PLANT SIGNALLING

miRNA communication on another level

MicroRNAs are key mobile players in many developmental and stress response pathways within plants. The role of miRNAs has now been expanded to include functioning as exogenously applied effectors and also plant-to-plant communicators of gene regulatory programs.

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Fig. 1: MicroRNAs communicating via exogenous application and from plant to plant.

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Brosnan, C.A., Mitter, N. miRNA communication on another level. Nat. Plants 7, 1328–1329 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-021-01006-9

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