Secrets of the MIR172 family in plant development and flowering unveiled.
- Author(s): Zhang, Bailong;
- Chen, Xuemei
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3001099
In plants, conserved microRNAs (miRNAs) tend to be encoded by gene families with multiple members. Two recent studies interrogated the functions of the 5-member MIR172 family in Arabidopsis and revealed complexities and intricacies of gene regulatory networks underlying floral transition.