Open Access Research article

Novel microRNA families expanded in the human genome

Zhi-Qiang Du*, Cai-Xia Yang, Max F Rothschild and Jason W Ross

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Department of Animal Science and Center for Integrated Animal Genomics, Iowa State University, 2255 Kildee Hall, Ames, IA, 50011, USA

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:98  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-98

Published: 12 February 2013

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Nine novel microRNA families expanded in the human genome.

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Six microRNA families previously found in the human genome.

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Four expanded microRNA families related to mitochondria.

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Twenty expanded microRNA families deposited in the human genome.

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Expanded microRNA families and protein-coding genes.

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cDNA evidence for miRNA paralogs (hsa-mir-1233 family).

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Potential novel mechanism of emergence for microRNA family hsa-mir-1244.

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Repeat elements surrounding duplicated miRNA paralogs.

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Flowchart for computational analysis on animal microRNA expansion.

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25 Genome sequences screened for miRNA expansion.

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Two probes used for FISH analysis.

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