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Journal of Nucleic Acids
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 951570, 6 pages
Base Composition Characteristics of Mammalian miRNAs
Department of Chemistry, Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Science Center, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, USA
Received 8 November 2012; Revised 15 January 2013; Accepted 29 January 2013
Academic Editor: Satoshi Obika
Copyright © 2013 Bin Wang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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