Table 5

General overview of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii miRNAs and their functional targets responded to sulfur-deprivation

Potential Role

miRNAs ID

Expression of miRNA

Functional Target Gene

Expression of gene [3,4]


Lipids metabolism

miR914

Up

Lipoxygenase

Down

n196

-S only

SC5D, C-5 sterol desaturase

Down

n214

-S only

Glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase

Unchanged

n222

-S only

LPB1, lowphosphate bleaching protein

Up

Proteolisis and peptidolisis

miR906.3p

Up

26S proteasome regulatory subunit

Unchanged

miR1147.1

Up

COP signalosome subunit 5

Down

n198

-S only

Peptidase M14, carboxypeptidase A

Unchanged

n222

-S only

Peptidase M14, carboxypeptidase A

Unchanged

Photosynthesis

miR1150.3

Up

Cytochrome P450 CYP3/CYP5/CYP6/CYP9 subfamilies

Down

miR1166.1

Up

Phosphatidylglycerophosphate synthase

Down

miR909.1

Up

pheophorbide a oxygenase

Unchanged

Carbon metabolism

miR1158

Up

6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase, decarboxylating

Up

n222

-S only

NADP malic enzyme

Down

Transporters and translocons

n034

-S only

PTA3, proton/phosphate symporter

Down

n197

+S only

amino acid transporter

Up

DNA binding, RNA binding, transcription and translation processes

miR1166.1

Up

ribosome biogenesis pescadillo-like protein

Down

n197

+S only

PRPL1, plastid ribosomal protein

Down

Purine and pyrimidine metabolism

miR1147.1

Up

Adenylate/guanylate kinase

Down

Inositol metabolism

miR1150.3

Up

phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-related protein kinase

Unchanged

Amino acid metabolism

miR1156.2

Up

N-acetyltransferase

Down

Kinases and phosphatases

n005

Up

Serine/threonine protein kinase

Up

Redox processes

n030

Up

cytochrome P450, CYP85 clan

Unchanged


Potential role: potential role of target genes in metabolism; miRNAs ID: name of miRNA; expression of miRNA: the expression level of C. reinhardtii miRNAs after sulfur-deprivation; functional target gene: possible functional target genes by target gene prediction; expression of gene: the expression of target genes reported by published references

Shu and Hu BMC Genomics 2012 13:108   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-108

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