Stem-loop sequence rno-mir-218a-2

AccessionMI0000957 (change log)
Previous IDsrno-mir-218-2
DescriptionRattus norvegicus miR-218a-2 stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000026; mir-218
Community annotation

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miR-218 microRNA precursor is a small non-coding RNA that regulates gene expression by antisense binding. miR-218 appears to be a vertebrate specific microRNA and has now been predicted and experimentally confirmed in a wide range of vertebrate species. The extents of the hairpin precursors are not known. In this case the mature sequence in excised from the 5'arm of the hairpin. miR-218, along with miR-585, has been found to be silenced by DNA methylation in oral squamous cell carcinoma. It is also downregulated in Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, with artificially-induced expression serving to slow tumour growth. miR-218 has also been found to have tumour suppressing qualities in bladder cancer cells.

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   gac   uu -cc   gg       uuu         cu        gguggaacga  g 
5'    cag  g   gcg  gcuuucc   gugcuugau  aaccaugu          ug a
      |||  |   |||  |||||||   |||||||||  ||||||||          ||  
3'    guc  c   cgc  cgaaagg   cacgaacug  uugguaca          gc a
   -ac   cu ucu   ua       cgc         uc        --------ag  a 
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Deep sequencing
12583 reads, 92.1 reads per million, 38 experiments
Confidence Annotation confidence: high
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Genome context
Coordinates (Rnor_6.0; GCA_000001895.4) Overlapping transcripts
chr10: 20428661-20428770 [+]
ENSRNOT00000009714 ; Slit3-201; intron 10
Database links

Mature sequence rno-miR-218a-5p

Accession MIMAT0000888
Previous IDsrno-miR-218;rno-miR-218a

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 - 45

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Deep sequencing24960 reads, 38 experiments
Evidence experimental; cloned [1-3], Northern [1-2], SOLiD [4]
Predicted targets

Mature sequence rno-miR-218a-2-3p

Accession MIMAT0004740
Previous IDsrno-miR-218*;rno-miR-218-2*;rno-miR-218a-2*

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 - 88

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Deep sequencing94 reads, 15 experiments
Evidence experimental; cloned [3], SOLiD [4]
Predicted targets


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PMID:20403161 "Small RNA expression and strain specificity in the rat" Linsen SE, de Wit E, de Bruijn E, Cuppen E BMC Genomics. 11:249(2010).