Intracytoplasmic re-localization of miRISC complexes
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MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a conserved class of non-coding RNAs of 22 nucleotides that post-transcriptionally regulate gene expression through translational repression and/or mRNA degradation. A great progress has been made regarding miRNA biogenesis and miRNA-mediated gene regulation. Additionally, an ample amount of information exists with respect to the regulation of miRNAs. However, the cytoplasmic localization of miRNAs and its effect on gene regulatory output is still in progress. We provide a current review of the cytoplasmic miRNA localization in metazoans. We then discuss the dynamic changes in the intracytoplasmic localization of miRNAs as a means to regulate their silencing activity. We then conclude our discussion with the potential molecules that could modulate miRNA localization.
SourceFrontiers in Genetics
- Molecular Biology and Genetics / Moleküler Biyoloji ve Genetik 
- PubMed İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / PubMed Indexed Publications Collection 
- Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection 
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