MicroRNAs and immunity: tiny players in a big field

Immunity. 2007 Feb;26(2):133-7. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2007.02.005.


MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are found in most metazoan organisms as well as in viruses and are implicated in an increasingly wide variety of biological processes in animals. Here, Taganov et al. discuss the role of miRNAs in the innate immune response to microbial infection.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Gene Silencing / immunology*
  • Humans
  • Immunity, Innate / immunology*
  • Infections / genetics
  • Infections / immunology
  • MicroRNAs / immunology*
  • Models, Immunological*
  • Signal Transduction / immunology*


  • MicroRNAs