Silencing signals in plants: A long journey for small RNAs

Attila Molnar*, Charles Melnyk, David C. Baulcombe

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract / Description of output

Recent research shows that short RNA molecules act as mobile signals that direct mRNA cleavage and DNA methylation in recipient cells.

Original languageEnglish
Article number215
Number of pages8
JournalGenome Biology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jan 2011

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • TO-cell movement
  • sirna biogenesis
  • arabidopsis-thaliana
  • DNA-methylation
  • polymerase-IV
  • transposable elements
  • endogenous sirna
  • interfering RNA
  • gene
  • tobacco


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