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Yak miR‐2285o‐3p attenuates hypoxia‐induced apoptosis by targeting caspase‐3

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Summary miRNAs are a class of hairpin-derived RNAs, 21-24 nucleotides in length, which are involved in a range of biological processes. The bta-miR-2285 family has over 40 members spanning the entire bovine genome. We previously found that bta-miR-2285o-3p was highly expressed in yak heart and lung when compared with cattle, which prompted us to investigate its potential function in high-altitude adaptation of yaks. In this study, we detected wide-spread high expression of bta-miR-2285o-3p in yak tissues. Further experiments revealed that the protein tyrosine phosphatase receptor type M...
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