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Analysis of plant-derived miRNAs in animal small RNA datasets

Yuanji Zhang1, B Elizabeth Wiggins1, Christina Lawrence2, Jay Petrick2, Sergey Ivashuta1* and Greg Heck2*

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1 Chesterfield Village Research Center, Monsanto Company, 700 Chesterfield Parkway, North Chesterfield, MO, 63017, USA

2 St. Louis – World Headquarters, Monsanto Company, 800 North Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63167, USA

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:381  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-381

Published: 8 August 2012

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Table S1.Public sRNA datasets: organism and sample source distribution.

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Table S2.Public sRNA datasets and presence of plant miRNAs.

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Table S3.Abundant miRNAs in rice, soy and corn seeds.

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Table S4.Reads from human datasets map to non-human animal miRNAs.

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Table S5.Reads from insect libraries map to lettuce-specific sequence.

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Figure S1.Comparison of plant miRNA abundance between insect and diet source plant tissues sRNA datasets (A, B and C), and between plant miRNAs from all plant libraries and all insect libraries (D) in the run.

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Small RNA probes for northern blot analysis.

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Table S6.sRNA sequences and raw counts from insect feeding experiment parsed against miRBase v17.

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