miR-1-2 gets to the heart of the matter. Academic Article uri icon


  • Although many microRNAs (miRNAs) and their targets have been identified, the importance of miRNAs in vivo is still unclear. In this issue, Zhao et al. (2007) generate mice deficient in a cardiac-specific miRNA, miR-1-2, and reveal that this microRNA plays a crucial role in heart development and physiology.

publication date

  • April 20, 2007

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