Endoplasmic Reticulum and Arabidopsis (image) University of California - Riverside Caption Against a backdrop of a digital rendition of the endoplasmic reticulum, the image depicts a wild-type Arabidopsis plant (center) surrounded by mutants that are compromised in the translation inhibition activity of plant microRNAs. The developmental defects of the mutants highlight the important contribution of the translation inhibition activity of plant microRNAs to developmental patterning. Credit X. Chen Lab, UC Riverside. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.