Title

MicroRNAs: genetically sensitized worms reveal new secrets

UMMS Affiliation

Program in Molecular Medicine

Publication Date

7-27-2010

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Animals; Caenorhabditis elegans; Gene Deletion; Gene Regulatory Networks; MicroRNAs; Models, Genetic; Mutation; *Phenotype

Disciplines

Developmental Biology | Genetics | Molecular Biology | Molecular Genetics

Abstract

Why do many microRNA gene mutants display no evident phenotype? Multiply mutant worms that are selectively impaired in genetic regulatory network activities have been used to uncover previously unknown functions for numerous Caenorhabditis elegans microRNAs.

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.cub.2010.05.054

Source

Curr Biol. 2010 Jul 27;20(14):R598-600. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.05.054. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Current biology : CB

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

20656201

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