What does miRNA mean in Biology?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand miRNA in the Academic & Science field in general and in the Biology terminology in particular.

micro RNA

microRNA (abbr. miRNA) is a small non-coding RNA molecule (ca. 22 nucleotides) found in plants and animals, which functions in transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression.

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