miRBase entry: cel-mir-239a

Stem-loop cel-mir-239a

Caenorhabditis elegans cel-mir-239a precursor miRNA
Gene family
MIPF0000135; mir-239

Literature search
5 open access papers mention cel-mir-239a
(49 sentences)


31674 reads, 1008 reads per million, 15 experiments

------u    guuu     u         C  A           caauuuu 
       acac    gcaau UUUGUACUA AC UAGGUACUGGa       c
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       ugug    cguuA AAACGUGAU UG AUCUGUGAccu       a
aguuugu    -gcu     C         C  -           auauaaa 

Annotation confidence High
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Genome context
chrX: 11792445-11792542 [+]
Clustered miRNAs
1 other miRNA is < 10 kb from cel-mir-239a
Name Accession Chromosome Start End Strand Confidence

Database links

Mature cel-miR-239a-5p

Accession MIMAT0000294
Description Caenorhabditis elegans cel-miR-239a-5p mature miRNA
Evidence experimental
cloned [1,3], Northern [1], Illumina [4,6], CLIPseq [5]
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Predicted targets

Mature cel-miR-239a-3p

Accession MIMAT0020334
Description Caenorhabditis elegans cel-miR-239a-3p mature miRNA
Evidence experimental
Illumina [6]
Database links


  1. 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

  2. PubMed ID: 12747828
    MicroRNAs and other tiny endogenous RNAs in C. elegans
    "Ambros V, Lee RC, Lavanway A, Williams PT, Jewell D"
    "Curr Biol (2003) 13:807-818

  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