Stem-loop sequence mml-mir-218-1

AccessionMI0007675 (change log)
DescriptionMacaca mulatta miR-218-1 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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   -----aau  a   a   u      u         cu        gg    gag 
5'         gu gcg gau uucugu gugcuugau  aaccaugu  uugc   g
           || ||| ||| |||||| |||||||||  ||||||||  ||||   u
3'         cg cgc cug aaggua cacgaacug  uugguaca  aaug   a
   acaucuuu  a   a   c      c         cc        -a    agu 
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Genome context
Coordinates (Mmul_8.0.1; GCA_000772875.3) Overlapping transcripts
chr5: 19895038-19895142 [+]
ENSMMUT00000042386 ; KCNIP4-201; intron 1
ENSMMUT00000042385 ; KCNIP4-202; intron 1
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Mature sequence mml-miR-218-5p

Accession MIMAT0002574

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 - 40

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Evidence experimental; Illumina [2]
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Mature sequence mml-miR-218-1-3p

Accession MIMAT0031080

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 - 83

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Evidence experimental; Illumina [2]
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PMID:23034410 "Birth and expression evolution of mammalian microRNA genes" Meunier J, Lemoine F, Soumillon M, Liechti A, Weier M, Guschanski K, Hu H, Khaitovich P, Kaessmann H Genome Res. 23:34-45(2013).