miRNA Target Prediction in Plants
In plants, miRNA bind to target RNAs with a high degree of complementarity. In this chapter, a simple method for computationally predicting plant miRNA targets, using a position-dependent scoring system, is described.
Key wordsMicroRNA miRNA Target prediction Plant Database search
We are grateful that research on miRNA targets in our lab is supported by National Science Foundation Grant MCB-0618433. We thank Christopher M. Sullivan, Scott A. Givan, Kristin D. Kasschau, Edwards Allen and Jason S. Cumbie for productive discussions and advice.
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