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N&H TOPLINE: MicroRNAs help orchestrate selective breeding

Recently evolved "new" miRNAs might be linked to important domestication genes in dogs and cattle.

Research at the Earlham Institute in the U.K. into a "genetic orchestra conductor" known as microRNAs (miRNAs) sheds light on the selectively guided evolution of domesticated pets and farm animals such as dogs and cows.

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