MicroRNAs Make a Difference in Cardiovascular Robustness

Rachael Bakker, Richard W. Carthew*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Invertebrate microRNAs (miRNAs) can suppress developmental variability that is caused by environmental and genetic variation. In this issue of Developmental Cell, Kasper et al. (2017) show that zebrafish miRNAs suppress variability in cardiovascular development during embryogenesis, providing insight into the conserved link between miRNAs and robustness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)515-516
Number of pages2
JournalDevelopmental Cell
Issue number6
StatePublished - Mar 27 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology


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