Table 1

Number of remaining input sequences from each step of miRNA identification on the four datasets

TAIR10 (cDNAs)

TAIR10 (miRNAs)

miRBase 16 (Arabidopsis only)

Rfam 10 (all plant RNAs except miRNAs)


miRNA identification steps

33,602

176

213

16,219

1. Sequence loading

30,707

176

213

15,822

2. Homolog search

1286

175

213

31

3. Primary miRNA folding

567

173

209

0

4. Precursor miRNA folding

223

164

195

0


Numnark et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13(Suppl 7):S16   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-S7-S16

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