Stem-loop sequence xtr-mir-181b-2

AccessionMI0004850 (change log)
DescriptionXenopus tropicalis miR-181b-2 stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000007; mir-181
Community annotation

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In molecular biology miR-181 microRNA precursor is a small non-coding RNA molecule. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are transcribed as ~70 nucleotide precursors and subsequently processed by the RNase-III type enzyme Dicer to give a ~22 nucleotide mature product. In this case the mature sequence comes from the 5' arm of the precursor. They target and modulate protein expression by inhibiting translation and / or inducing degradation of target messenger RNAs. This new class of genes has recently been shown to play a central role in malignant transformation. miRNA are downregulated in many tumors and thus appear to function as tumor suppressor genes. The mature products miR-181a, miR-181b, miR-181c or miR-181d are thought to have regulatory roles at posttranscriptional level, through complementarity to target mRNAs. miR-181 which has been predicted or experimentally confirmed in a wide number of vertebrate species as rat, zebrafish, and in the pufferfish (see below) (MIPF0000007).

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   aa   -     auaaa         cu           guagu 
5'   ugg cugca     cauucauug  gucgguggguu     u
     ||| |||||     |||||||||  |||||||||||      
3'   acc gacgu     guaaguaac  uaguuacucga     u
   --   a     caaac         --           aaaga 
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Genome context
Coordinates (Xenopus_tropicalis_v9.1; GCA_000004195.3) Overlapping transcripts
KV460364.1: 1381322-1381404 [+]
Clustered miRNAs
< 10kb from xtr-mir-181b-2
xtr-mir-181a-2KV460364.1: 1377155-1377249 [+]
xtr-mir-181b-2KV460364.1: 1381322-1381404 [+]
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Mature sequence xtr-miR-181b

Accession MIMAT0003609

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Evidence by similarity; MI0000683
Predicted targets