Stem-loop sequence dre-mir-218a-1

AccessionMI0002051 (change log)
DescriptionDanio rerio miR-218a-1 stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000026; mir-218
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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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       u      u         cu         cc  cgcc 
5' cagc gucucu gugcuugau  aaccaugug  gc    u
   |||| |||||| |||||||||  |||||||||  ||    a
3' gucg caggga cacgaacug  uugguacac  cg    c
       c      c         cc         uc  aaca 
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Genome context
Coordinates (GRCz11; GCA_000002035.4) Overlapping transcripts
chr14: 24562801-24562883 [-]
OTTDART00000026451 ; slit3-001; intron 14
ENSDART00000146299 ; slit3-001; intron 14
KZ115446.1: 511117-511199 [-]
OTTDART00000026451 ; slit3-001; intron 14
ENSDART00000146299 ; slit3-001; intron 14
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Mature sequence dre-miR-218a

Accession MIMAT0001868

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Evidence experimental; cloned [1]
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PMID:15937218 "The developmental miRNA profiles of zebrafish as determined by small RNA cloning" Chen PY, Manninga H, Slanchev K, Chien M, Russo JJ, Ju J, Sheridan R, John B, Marks DS, Gaidatzis D, Sander C, Zavolan M, Tuschl T Genes Dev. 19:1288-1293(2005).