In Genome Research this week, Elzo de Wit and Sam Linsen at Hubrecht Institute-KNAW and the University Medical Center Utrecht sequenced small RNAs in the nematodes Caenorhabditis elegans, C. briggsae, C. remanei, and Pristionchus pacificus to study the evolution of miRNAs. In addition to finding more than 100 novel expressed miRNA genes, most of which were in P.

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