miRBase entry: cel-mir-53

Stem-loop cel-mir-53

Caenorhabditis elegans cel-mir-53 precursor miRNA
Gene family
MIPF0000160; mir-52

Literature search
3 open access papers mention cel-mir-53
(9 sentences)


18016 reads, 412 reads per million, 16 experiments

-----      - --    a u C       CAU    UU     C    -  u 
     ccgauu c  ugac g c ACCCGUA   UUGU  CCGUG Uuga cu c
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     ggcuga g  acug c G UGGGUAU   AACA  GGCAC aacu ga a
uuuaa      u uu    a C C       -AU    -C     u    c  a 

Annotation confidence High
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Genome context
chrIV: 11027593-11027691 [-]
Clustered miRNAs
1 other miRNA is < 10 kb from cel-mir-53
Name Accession Chromosome Start End Strand Confidence

Database links

Mature cel-miR-53-5p

Accession MIMAT0000024
Description Caenorhabditis elegans cel-miR-53-5p mature miRNA
Evidence experimental
cloned [1-2], 454 [3], Illumina [4,6], CLIPseq [5]
Database links
Predicted targets

Mature cel-miR-53-3p

Accession MIMAT0020312
Description Caenorhabditis elegans cel-miR-53-3p mature miRNA
Evidence experimental
Illumina [6]
Database links


  1. PubMed ID: 11679671
    An abundant class of tiny RNAs with probable regulatory roles in Caenorhabditis elegans
    "Lau NC, Lim LP, Weinstein EG, Bartel DP"
    "Science (2001) 294:858-862

  2. PubMed ID: 12672692
    The microRNAs of Caenorhabditis elegans
    "Lim LP, Lau NC, Weinstein EG, Abdelhakim A, Yekta S, Rhoades MW, Burge CB, Bartel DP"
    "Genes Dev (2003) 17:991-1008

  3. PubMed ID: 17174894
    Large-scale sequencing reveals 21U-RNAs and additional microRNAs and endogenous siRNAs in C. elegans
    "Ruby JG, Jan C, Player C, Axtell MJ, Lee W, Nusbaum C, Ge H, Bartel DP"
    "Cell (2006) 127:1193-1207

  4. PubMed ID: 19460142
    Dynamic expression of small non-coding RNAs, including novel microRNAs and piRNAs/21U-RNAs, during Caenorhabditis elegans development
    Kato M, de Lencastre A, Pincus Z, Slack FJ
    Genome Biol (2009) 10:R54

  5. PubMed ID: 20062054
    Comprehensive discovery of endogenous Argonaute binding sites in Caenorhabditis elegans
    "Zisoulis DG, Lovci MT, Wilbert ML, Hutt KR, Liang TY, Pasquinelli AE, Yeo GW"
    "Nat Struct Mol Biol (2010) 17:173-179

  6. PubMed ID: 21307183
    Improved annotation of C. elegans microRNAs by deep sequencing reveals structures associated with processing by Drosha and Dicer
    "Warf MB, Johnson WE, Bass BL"
    "RNA (2011) 17:563-577