(Dicer)phering roles of microRNA in platelets.

  • Publication date : 2016-04-08


Boilard E, Belleannée C. (Dicer)phering roles of microRNA in platelets. Blood. 2016;127:1733-4. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-01-694893. PubMed PMID: 27056990.

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animals blood platelets dead-box rna helicases humans micrornas rna processing, post-transcriptional rna, messenger ribonuclease iii


In this issue of Blood, Rowley et al report that noncoding RNAs precisely regulate the messenger RNA (mRNA) profile in platelets. Interfering in this process using genetically engineered mice affects hemostatic and thrombotic functions of platelets.