The 3' ends of microRNAs undergo more alternative processing than previously appreciated, according to a new Nucleic Acids Research study. Researchers from Seoul National University updated a small RNA sequencing approach so that its ligation bias during library preparation is minimized, an approach they called accurate quantification by sequencing, or AQ-seq.

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