Stem-loop sequence csi-MIR156a

AccessionMI0016691 (change log)
DescriptionCitrus sinensis miR156a 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 cua            -         a   ag    uu     a 
5' cgagag g   cugacagaagag agugagcac cgc  guaa  guauu g
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3' guuuuu c   gacugucuucuc ucgcucgug gug  cguu  uauaa a
         a ugc            c         c   ga    uc     a 
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Confidence Annotation confidence: high
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Genome context
Coordinates (Csi_valencia_1.0; GCA_000317415.1) Overlapping transcripts
chr4: 392462-392564 [+]
Database links

Mature sequence csi-miR156a-5p

Accession MIMAT0018448

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 - 32

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Evidence experimental; Illumina [1-2]

Mature sequence csi-miR156a-3p

Accession MIMAT0037391

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 - 93

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Evidence experimental; Illumina [2]


PMID:20398412 "Discovery and comparative profiling of microRNAs in a sweet orange red-flesh mutant and its wild type" Xu Q, Liu Y, Zhu A, Wu X, Ye J, Yu K, Guo W, Deng X BMC Genomics. 11:246(2010).
PMID:28054378 "MicroRNA annotation of plant genomes - Do it right or not at all" Taylor RS, Tarver JE, Foroozani A, Donoghue PC Bioessays. [Epub prior to print](2017).