NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – While information in public databases point to approximately 1,900 locations in the human genome where microRNA are produced, new research out of Thomas Jefferson University indicates that this number is significantly greater.

The findings further reveal that many of these new loci are human- and tissue-specific, which has implications for research into the role of miRNAs in disease.

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