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Term:
production of small RNA involved in gene silencing by RNA (GO:0070918)
Annotations: Rat: (53) Mouse: (51) Human: (57) Chinchilla: (49) Bonobo: (49) Dog: (50) Squirrel: (46) Pig: (51)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
dsRNA processing +     
co-transcriptional gene silencing by RNA interference machinery 
conversion of ds siRNA to ss siRNA +   
negative regulation of gene silencing by RNA +   
post-transcriptional gene silencing by RNA +   
pre-transcriptional gene silencing by RNA +  
production of small RNA involved in gene silencing by RNA +   
The process in which a double-stranded RNA precursor is processed into short (20-30 nt) fragments. RNA cleavage is catalyzed by a Dicer endonuclease.
regulation of gene silencing by RNA +   
scnRNA processing 
small RNA loading onto RISC +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: gene silencing by RNA, production of guide RNA ;   gene silencing by RNA, production of small RNA
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, PMID:19239886

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