Stem-loop sequence mml-mir-103-2

AccessionMI0007611 (change log)
DescriptionMacaca mulatta miR-103-2 stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000024; mir-103
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The miR-103 microRNA precursor (homologous to miR-107), is a short non-coding RNA gene involved in gene regulation. miR-103 and miR-107 have now been predicted or experimentally confirmed in human. microRNAs are transcribed as ~70 nucleotide precursors and subsequently processed by the Dicer enzyme to give a ~22 nucleotide product. In this case the mature sequence comes from the 5' arm of the precursor. The mature products are thought to have regulatory roles through complementarity to mRNA. mir-103 and mir-107 were noted as being upregulated in obese mice and were subsequently found to have a key role in insulin sensitivity. This led to a suggestion that these microRNAs represent potential targets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. mir-103 has also been linked with chronic pain and intestinal cell proliferation.

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3'   ca gaaagu  cgg ga auguuacgacg    ggac  a
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Genome context
Coordinates (Mmul_8.0.1; GCA_000772875.3) Overlapping transcripts
chr10: 36786820-36786897 [+]
ENSMMUT00000044526 ; SLC23A1-201; intron 2
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Mature sequence mml-miR-103-3p

Accession MIMAT0002447

48 - 


 - 70

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Evidence by similarity; MI0000108
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