MitomiRs keep the heart beating

Samarjit Das, Hannah R. Vasanthi, Ramesh Parjapath

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In this chapter, we focus on the microRNAs (miRNAs or miRs) that have been found in the mitochondrial compartment, and target either mitochondrial or nuclear encoded genes present in mitochondria, leading to an alteration of mitochondrial function. We term this subset of miRNAs as “MitomiRs”.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
PublisherSpringer New York LLC
Number of pages20
StatePublished - May 1 2017

Publication series

NameAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
ISSN (Print)0065-2598
ISSN (Electronic)2214-8019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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