Stem-loop sequence hsa-mir-143

AccessionMI0000459 (change log)
Symbol HGNC:MIR143
DescriptionHomo sapiens miR-143 stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000094; mir-143
Community annotation

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In molecular biology mir-143 microRNA is a short RNA molecule. MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by a several mechanisms. mir–143 is highly conserved in vertebrates. mir-143 is thought be involved in cardiac morphogenesis but has also been implicated in cancer.

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Deep sequencing
2677600 reads, 4.52e+04 reads per million, 76 experiments
Confidence Annotation confidence: high
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This miRNA sequence was predicted based on homology to a verified miRNA from mouse [1]. Michael et al. subsequently verified expression of miR-143 in human, and demonstrated significantly reduced levels of the miRNA in precancerous and neoplastic colorectal tissue [2]. miR-143 cloned in [3] has a 1 nt 3' extension (A), which is incompatible with the genome sequence.

Genome context
Coordinates (GRCh38; GCA_000001405.15) Overlapping transcripts
chr5: 149428918-149429023 [+]
OTTHUMT00000373774 ; HMGXB3-005; intron 2
OTTHUMT00000373771 ; HMGXB3-001; intron 18
OTTHUMT00000373770 ; HMGXB3-002; intron 19
ENST00000510472 ; HMGXB3-005; intron 2
ENST00000502717 ; HMGXB3-001; intron 18
ENST00000503427 ; HMGXB3-002; intron 19
Clustered miRNAs
< 10kb from hsa-mir-143
hsa-mir-143chr5: 149428918-149429023 [+]
hsa-mir-145chr5: 149430646-149430733 [+]
Database links

Mature sequence hsa-miR-143-5p

Accession MIMAT0004599
Previous IDshsa-miR-143*

27 - 


 - 48

Get sequence
Deep sequencing2018 reads, 45 experiments
Evidence experimental; cloned [3]
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Predicted targets

Mature sequence hsa-miR-143-3p

Accession MIMAT0000435
Previous IDshsa-miR-143

61 - 


 - 81

Get sequence
Deep sequencing2674727 reads, 76 experiments
Evidence experimental; cloned [2-3], Illumina [4]
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Predicted targets


PMID:12007417 "Identification of tissue-specific microRNAs from mouse" Lagos-Quintana M, Rauhut R, Yalcin A, Meyer J, Lendeckel W, Tuschl T Curr Biol. 12:735-739(2002).
PMID:14573789 "Reduced accumulation of specific microRNAs in colorectal neoplasia" Michael MZ, O' Connor SM, van Holst Pellekaan NG, Young GP, James RJ Mol Cancer Res. 1:882-891(2003).
PMID:17604727 "A mammalian microRNA expression atlas based on small RNA library sequencing" Landgraf P, Rusu M, Sheridan R, Sewer A, Iovino N, Aravin A, Pfeffer S, Rice A, Kamphorst AO, Landthaler M, Lin C, Socci ND, Hermida L, Fulci V, Chiaretti S, Foa R, Schliwka J, Fuchs U, Novosel A, Muller RU, Schermer B, Bissels U, Inman J, Phan Q, Chien M Cell. 129:1401-1414(2007).