Table 1

Statistical results of miRNA families in miRBase16 and miRBase17

miRBase

miRBase16

miRBase17


Species

142

153


Family numbers

1148

1220


Family number of each organism

animal

858(319)*

914(331)

plant

256(75)

268(82)

viruses

33(2)

37(2)

chromalveolata

1(1)

1(1)


* For example, 858 (319) means that there are 858 animal families, and 319 of them contain no less than 5 members.

Wan et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13(Suppl 8):S15   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-S8-S15

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