Stem-loop sequence xtr-mir-124

AccessionMI0004930 (change log)
DescriptionXenopus tropicalis miR-124 stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000021; mir-124
Community annotation

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The miR-124 microRNA precursor is a small non-coding RNA molecule that has been identified in flies (MI0000373), nematode worms (MI0000302), mouse (MI0000150) and human (MI0000443). The mature ~21 nucleotide microRNAs are processed from hairpin precursor sequences by the Dicer enzyme, and in this case originates from the 3' arm. miR-124 has been found to be the most abundant microRNA expressed in neuronal cells. Experiments to alter expression of miR-124 in neural cells did not appear to affect differentiation. However these results are controversial since other reports have described a role for miR-124 during neuronal differentiation.

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   ua  u    g     cc        a   ga        uaau 
5'   ag cucu acucu  guguucac gcg  ccuugauu    g
     || |||| |||||  |||||||| |||  ||||||||    u
3'   uc gagg ugaga  cguaagug cgc  ggaauuaa    c
   ca  c    -     ac        g   ac        caua 
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Genome context
Coordinates (Xenopus_tropicalis_v9.1; GCA_000004195.3) Overlapping transcripts
chr6: 103250597-103250684 [+]
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Mature sequence xtr-miR-124

Accession MIMAT0003683

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Evidence experimental; Northern [1]
Predicted targets