In a Genome Research preprint published online this week, Stanford University's Andrew Fire and his colleagues report on their use of high-throughput ribosome profiling "to analyze detailed translational parameters for five well-studied targets of miRNAs that function in the C. elegans heterochronic pathway." Fire et al. report having found evidence to support "models in which physiological regulation by this set of C.

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