Genomes and Genes



Gene Symbol: MIR172a
Description: miscRNA
Alias: MICRORNA 172, MIR172, MIR172A, microRNA172A, p_MI0000215
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Jung J, Seo Y, Seo P, Reyes J, Yun J, Chua N, et al. The GIGANTEA-regulated microRNA172 mediates photoperiodic flowering independent of CONSTANS in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2007;19:2736-48 pubmed
    ..Here, we demonstrate that the GIGANTEA (GI)-regulated miR172 defines a unique genetic pathway that regulates photoperiodic flowering by inducing FLOWERING LOCUS T (FT) ..
  2. Yao J, Tomes S, Xu J, Gleave A. How microRNA172 affects fruit growth in different species is dependent on fruit type. Plant Signal Behav. 2016;11:e1156833 pubmed publisher
    microRNA172 (miR172) expression has been shown to have a positive effect on Arabidopsis fruit (siliques) growth...
  3. José Ripoll J, Bailey L, Mai Q, Wu S, Hon C, Chapman E, et al. microRNA regulation of fruit growth. Nat Plants. 2015;1:15036 pubmed publisher
    ..Using Arabidopsis fruit morphogenesis as a platform for our studies, we show that the microRNA miR172 is critical for fruit growth, as the growth of fruit is blocked when miR172 activity is compromised...