Stem-loop sequence mmu-mir-122

Previous IDsmmu-mir-122a
Symbol MGI:Mirn122a
DescriptionMus musculus miR-122 stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000095; mir-122
Community annotation

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miR-122 is a miRNA that is conserved between vertebrate species. miR-122 is not present in invertebrates, and no close paralogs of miR-122 have been detected. miR-122 expression is specific to the liver, where it has been implicated as a regulator of fatty-acid metabolism in mouse studies. Reduced miR-122 levels are associated with hepatocellular carcinoma. miR-122 also plays an important positive role in the regulation of hepatitis C virus replication.

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Deep sequencing
4208201 reads, 9.7e+03 reads per million, 104 experiments
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The mature sequence shown here represents the most commonly cloned form from large-scale cloning studies [2].

Genome context
Coordinates (GRCm38) Overlapping transcripts
chr18: 65248861-65248926 [+]
Database links

Mature sequence mmu-miR-122-5p

Accession MIMAT0000246
Previous IDsmmu-miR-122a;mmu-miR-122

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 - 27

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Deep sequencing3645478 reads, 83 experiments
Evidence experimental; cloned [1-2], Illumina [3-4]
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Mature sequence mmu-miR-122-3p

Accession MIMAT0017005
Previous IDsmmu-miR-122*

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 - 60

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Deep sequencing913 reads, 24 experiments
Evidence experimental; Illumina [4]
Predicted targets


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