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Table 2 miRNA precursors of miRNA-like RNA and miRNA families in plants and animals

From: Multiple distinct small RNAs originate from the same microRNA precursors

Species Number of precursors Number of families miRNA precursors
Arabidopsis 19 10 159a/b, 168a, 169b/f/i/j/l/m/n, 319a/b, 447a/b, 775, 822, 839, 841, 846
Rice 75 42 156i, 159a/b/c/d/e/f, 169a, 171i, 319a/b, 396e/f, 437, 441b, 444b/c/d, 445a/c/d/e/g/h/i, 806h, 807a, 809e/f, 812h/i/j, 820a/b/c, 821a/b/c, 1318, 1319, 1423b, 1427, 1428e/g, 1430, 1432, 1439, 1440, 1441, 1442, 1850, 1851, 1858b, 1862b/d, 1864, 1871, 1874, 1875, 1881, 1883b, 1884a/b, 2121b, 2122, 2123a/b, 2124a/b/c/e/f/g/h/i
Moss 37 27 160i, 319a/b/c/e, 390a/b, 408b, 533a, 534a, 535d, 536d, 538a/c, 893, 896, 898b, 899, 902k, 904a/b, 1023a, 1030a/f, 1047, 1051, 1063b/d/g, 1068, 1069, 1070, 1072, 1219a/d, 2079, 2083
Medicago 9 7 159a, 169d/l, 319a/b, 1510b, 2087, 2088, 2089
Populus 11 5 159a/b/c, 319c/d/f/g, 394a/b, 482, 1450
Human 14 14 7-1, 15b, 34a, 124-2, 181a-2, 187, 193a, 204, 221, 331, 498, 518c, 769, 1977
Mouse 27 21 7a-1, 20a, 24-2, 30b, 96, 101b, 138-1, 328, 329, 331, 337, 341, 434, 466l, 669a-1/-2/-3, 669b/e/m-1/m-2, 674, 685, 708, 1199, 2134-3
C. elegans 17 16 51, 60, 61, 63, 64, 70, 75, 78, 80, 232, 244, 257, 258-1/-2, 353, 354, 1817
Drosophila 9 9 33, 277, 279, 283, 964, 976, 988, 997, 999
  1. miRNA precursors of miRNA-like RNA and miRNA families in five plant species (Arabidopsis, rice, moss, Medicago and Populus) and four animal organisms (human, mouse, C. elegans and Drosophila). Entries in bold are miRNA precursors that produce miRNA-like RNAs in more than one species.