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MicroRNA (miRNA) are small non-coding segments of RNA that act to moderate the translation of messenger RNA (mRNA) in both plants and animals. The miRNAs will usually prevent gene expression by binding to the mRNA via complementary base pairing and degrading the mRNA, preventing translation.

MicroRNA (miRNA) are small non-coding segments of RNA that act to moderate the translation of messenger RNA (mRNA) in both plants and animals. The miRNAs will usually prevent gene expression by binding to the mRNA via complementary base pairing and degrading the mRNA, preventing translation.

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