Table 2

Duplex (miRNA-miRNA*) associated parameters in miRDeep compared to plants miRNAs.

miRDeep

Plants


Total unpaired

Up to 8 (for 22nt long miRNA)

Up to 5


Consecutive unpaired

Up to 8

Only 3


Total bulge

Up to 5-6

1


Consecutive bases in bulge

Up to 5-6

Nil


Thakur et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:108   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-108

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