miRBase entry: rno-mir-29a

Stem-loop rno-mir-29a

Rattus norvegicus rno-mir-29a precursor miRNA
Gene family
MIPF0000009; mir-29

Literature search
112 open access papers mention rno-mir-29a
(973 sentences)


2551491 reads, 2090 reads per million, 499 experiments

a    uuag gg            UUU       C    ucaa 
 cccc    a  augACUGAUUUC   UGGUGUU AGag    u
 ||||    |  ||||||||||||   ||||||| ||||    a
 gggg    u  uAUUGGCUAAAG   ACCACGA Ucuu    g
a    uuag aa            UCU       -    uuaa 

Annotation confidence High
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The mature sequence shown here represents the most commonly cloned form from large-scale cloning studies [4]. The ends of the miRNA may be offset with respect to previous annotations.

Genome context
chr4: 58343931-58344018 [-]
Clustered miRNAs
3 other miRNAs are < 10 kb from rno-mir-29a
Name Accession Chromosome Start End Strand Confidence

Database links

Mature rno-miR-29a-5p

Accession MIMAT0004718
Description Rattus norvegicus rno-miR-29a-5p mature miRNA
Evidence experimental
cloned [4], SOLiD [5]

Mature rno-miR-29a-3p

Accession MIMAT0000802
Description Rattus norvegicus rno-miR-29a-3p mature miRNA
Evidence experimental
cloned [1-4], SOLiD [5]


  1. PubMed ID: 17604727
    A mammalian microRNA expression atlas based on small RNA library sequencing
    "Landgraf P, Rusu M, Sheridan R, Sewer A, Iovino N, Aravin A, Pfeffer S, Rice A, Kamphorst AO, Landthaler M, Lin C, Socci ND, Hermida L, Fulci V, Chiaretti S, Foa R, Schliwka J, Fuchs U, Novosel A, Muller RU, Schermer B, Bissels U, Inman J, Phan Q, Chien M"
    "Cell (2007) 129:1401-1414

  2. PubMed ID: 16766679
    Identification and characterization of two novel classes of small RNAs in the mouse germline: retrotransposon-derived siRNAs in oocytes and germline small RNAs in testes
    "Watanabe T, Takeda A, Tsukiyama T, Mise K, Okuno T, Sasaki H, Minami N, Imai H"
    "Genes Dev (2006) 20:1732-1743

  3. PubMed ID: 14691248
    Identification of many microRNAs that copurify with polyribosomes in mammalian neurons
    "Kim J, Krichevsky A, Grad Y, Hayes GD, Kosik KS, Church GM, Ruvkun G"
    "Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2004) 101:360-365

  4. PubMed ID: 20403161
    Small RNA expression and strain specificity in the rat
    Linsen SE, de Wit E, de Bruijn E, Cuppen E
    BMC Genomics (2010) 11:249

  5. PubMed ID: 15345052
    Microarray analysis of microRNA expression in the developing mammalian brain
    Miska EA, Alvarez-Saavedra E, Townsend M, Yoshii A, Sestan N, Rakic P, Constantine-Paton M, Horvitz HR
    Genome Biol (2004) 5:R68