Stem-loop sequence zma-MIR156l

AccessionMI0013184 (change log)
DescriptionZea mays miR156l 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      g cgga       cgg 
5'   gugacaga agag agugagcac cggccg g    acggcac   c
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3'   cacugucu ucuc ucacucgug gccggc c    ugccgug   g
   cc        a    g         c      g ----       uag 
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Deep sequencing
203842 reads, 2.06e+05 reads per million, 3 experiments
Confidence Annotation confidence: high
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Genome context
Coordinates (B73_RefGen_v4; GCA_000005005.6) Overlapping transcripts
chr5: 188595332-188595421 [-]
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Mature sequence zma-miR156l-5p

Accession MIMAT0013973
Previous IDszma-miR156l

2 - 


 - 21

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Deep sequencing203800 reads, 3 experiments
Evidence experimental; Illumina [1]

Mature sequence zma-miR156l-3p

Accession MIMAT0015308
Previous IDszma-miR156l*

68 - 


 - 89

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Deep sequencing42 reads, 2 experiments
Evidence experimental; Illumina [1]
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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).