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Imperfect centered sites - a new mode of miRNA binding

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posted on 2014-10-09, 04:22 authored by Nicole CloonanNicole Cloonan

It is thought that interactions between miRNAs and mRNAs occur using the seed region at the 5' end of the miRNA. Our study demonstrates that imperfect sites in the center of the miRNA are not only very common, they are functional too.