Stem-loop sequence xtr-mir-429

DescriptionXenopus tropicalis miR-429 stem-loop
Gene family MIPF0000019; mir-8
Community annotation

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The miR-8 microRNA precursor (homologous to miR-141, miR-200, miR-236), is a short non-coding RNA gene involved in gene regulation. miR-8 in Drosophila melanogaster is expressed from the 3' arm of related precursor hairpins (represented here), along with miR-200, miR-236, miR-429 and human and mouse homolog miR-141. Members of this precursor family have now been predicted or experimentally confirmed in a wide range of species. The bounds of the precursors are predicted based on conservation and base pairing and are not generally known. The miR-200 family is highly conserved in bilaterian animals, with miR-8 as the sole homolog in Drosophila. This species has accordingly been used heavily in work looking to uncover the biological function of the miR-200 family. miR-8 has been observed at all developmental stages of the embryo, with a complete absence from cultured S2 cells of D. melanogaster. Its expression has been seen to be strongly upregulated in larvae and this expression then sustained through to adulthood.

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Genome context
Coordinates (JGI4.2) Overlapping transcripts
GL173621.1: 57232-57318 [+]
Clustered miRNAs
< 10kb from xtr-mir-429
xtr-mir-200bGL173621.1: 52729-52817 [+]
xtr-mir-200aGL173621.1: 54405-54493 [+]
xtr-mir-429GL173621.1: 57232-57318 [+]

Mature sequence xtr-miR-429

Accession MIMAT0003703

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Evidence by similarity; MI0001643
Predicted targets