Statistics of miRNA-target interactions in miRTarBase
Species No. of miRNA-target interactions (MTIs) No. of miRNAs No. of target genes No. of articles No. of MTIs are validated by
Western blot Luciferase assay pSILAC Microarray NGS
Total 425,899 4,153 23,635 8,688 7,340 9,757 517 13,973 401,115
Human 380,639 2,599 15,064 7,204 5,871 7,676 505 12,886 359,298
Mouse 40,680 959 7,280 946 1,022 1,315 2 826 38,631
Rat 592 179 343 294 288 322 0 200 18
Nematode 3,183 155 448 33 13 48 10 1 3,135
Zebrafish 144 45 107 51 56 114 0 14 5
Fruit fly 148 47 88 47 19 141 0 13 0
Japanese medaka 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Dog 3 3 2 2 2 1 0 2 0
Pig 36 26 29 24 23 34 0 1 4
African clawed frog 4 2 4 2 0 1 0 0 0
Cattle 265 34 123 17 10 22 0 10 0
Chicken 82 42 57 31 17 57 0 7 1
Chinese hamster 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0
Sheep 3 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0
Silkworm 8 8 4 4 4 8 0 0 0
Western clawed frog 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Zebra finch 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
Rice 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Thale cress 96 40 70 18 10 4 0 13 23
Epstein-Barr virus 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0
HHV-8 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Human cytomegalovirus 2 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0
VSV 4 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 0