name: production of small RNA involved in gene silencing by RNA
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def: "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." [GOC:mah, PMID:19239886]
synonym: "gene silencing by RNA, production of guide RNA" EXACT [GOC:mah]
synonym: "gene silencing by RNA, production of small RNA" EXACT [GOC:mah]
is_a: GO:0031050 ! dsRNA processing
relationship: part_of: GO:0031047 ! gene silencing by RNA
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