Liu S, Xia Q, Zhao P, Cheng T, Hong K, Xiang Z. Characterization and expression patterns of let-7 microRNA in the silkworm (Bombyx mori). BMC Dev Biol. 2007;7:88 pubmed
..The detailed expression profiles in the whole life cycle and cultured cell line of silkworm showed a clear association with ecdysone pulse and a variety of biological processes. ..
Liu S, Li D, Li Q, Zhao P, Xiang Z, Xia Q. MicroRNAs of Bombyx mori identified by Solexa sequencing. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:148 pubmed publisher
..The differential expression of miRNAs in the anterior-middle and posterior silk glands supports their involvement as new levels in the regulation of the silkworm silk gland. ..
Liu S, Gao S, Zhang D, Yin J, Xiang Z, Xia Q. MicroRNAs show diverse and dynamic expression patterns in multiple tissues of Bombyx mori. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:85 pubmed publisher
..Accordingly, we propose that corresponding ubiquitous or tissue-specific expression of miRNAs supports their critical roles in tissue specification. These results should facilitate future functional analyses. ..