Stem-loop sequence zma-MIR156j

AccessionMI0001808 (change log)
DescriptionZea mays miR156j stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000008; MIR156
Community annotation

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MicroRNA (miRNA) precursor mir-156 is a family of plant non-coding RNA. This microRNA has now been predicted or experimentally confirmed in a range of plant species (MIPF0000008). Animal miRNAs are transcribed as ~70 nucleotide precursors and subsequently processed by the Dicer enzyme to give a ~22 nucleotide product. In plants the precursor sequences may be longer, and the carpel factory (caf) enzyme appears to be involved in processing. In this case the mature sequence comes from the 5' arm of the precursor, and both Arabidopsis thaliana and rice genomes contain a number of related miRNA precursors which give rise to almost identical mature sequences. The extents of the hairpin precursors are not generally known and are estimated based on hairpin prediction. The products are thought to have regulatory roles through complementarity to mRNA.

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   --  a    a   cg  a          -a    -          --a   -a   cc       a 
5'   cg gugg ccu  gg gcgaugacag  agag agagagcaca   ccc  gca  agcgagg a
     || |||| |||  || ||||||||||  |||| ||||||||||   |||  |||  ||||||| a
3'   gc cacc gga  cc cgcuacuguc  ucuc ucucucgugu   ggg  cgu  ucgcucc a
   aa  -    -   ca  -          ac    g          gcc   ag   cu       g 
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Deep sequencing
132681 reads, 1.39e+05 reads per million, 3 experiments
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Genome context
Coordinates (B73_RefGen_v4; GCA_000005005.6) Overlapping transcripts
chr7: 134663764-134663888 [-]
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Mature sequence zma-miR156j-5p

Accession MIMAT0001710
Previous IDszma-miR156j

21 - 


 - 41

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Deep sequencing132681 reads, 3 experiments
Evidence experimental; Illumina [2]
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Mature sequence zma-miR156j-3p

Accession MIMAT0015175
Previous IDszma-miR156j*

86 - 


 - 108

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Evidence experimental; Illumina [2]


"Conservation and divergence of microRNA families in plants" Dezulian T, Palatnik JF, Huson DH, Weigel D (2005).
PMID:19936050 "A genome-wide characterization of microRNA genes in maize" Zhang L, Chia JM, Kumari S, Stein JC, Liu Z, Narechania A, Maher CA, Guill K, McMullen MD, Ware D PLoS Genet. 5:e1000716(2009).