Table 1

Discovery and verification of bacterial sRNAs in previous studies.

Bacteria

Computational discovery method

Verification method

Number of sRNAs

Reference


Predicted

Tested

Verified


Escherichia coli

QRNA

Northern blot

275

49

11

[64]

Escherichia coli

Pftools2.2 & RNAMotif

Northern blot

227

8

7

[65]

Burkholderia cenocepacia

QRNA

Microarray

3,441

213

4

[39]

Streptomyces coelicolor

BLAST & TransTermHP

RT-PCR & microarray

37

32

20

[66]

Synechocystis PCC6803

RNAz

Northern blot

383

2

2

[67]

Staphylococcus aureus

RNAsim

Northern blot

774

36

11

[68]

Escherichia coli

Anonymous program

Northern blot

601

6

3

[69]

Salmonella enterica Typhimurium

sRNAscanner

Northern blot

156

16

6

[46]

Streptomyces coelicolor

RNAz & nocoRNAc

Microarray

843

403

317

[47]

Burkholderia pseudomallei

SIPHT, sRNAscanner & Rfam_scan

RT-PCR

1306

15

8

This study.


Khoo et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13(Suppl 7):S13   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-S7-S13

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