Table 4

Time usage for each step of miRNA and target identifications on TAIR10 cDNA dataset with varied number of threads running

1 thread

2 threads

4 threads


miRNA identification steps


Homolog search

2:40:31

1:56:20

1:34:31

Primary miRNA folding

1:39:08

0:55:15

0:34:31

Precursor miRNA folding

0:18:24

0:22:10

0:17:40


Target identification steps


Target scanning

0:22:23

0:20:10

0:19:22

miRA-target folding

0:22:24

0:14:15

0:14:39

Target annotation

0:29:19

0:16:09

0:10:15


* The format of time usage is hours:minutes:seconds

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

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