Identification of novel maize miRNAs by measuring the precision of precursor processing

January 2011
BMC Plant Biology;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p141
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a study which tries to find new miRNA in maize. It is said that miRNAs in maize are identified in earlier studies by comparative analysis to miRNAs sequences of other plants like rice and Arabidopsis. In this study, small RNAs from mixed tissues were sequenced which validated 23 of the 28 known maize miRNA families.


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