Table 2 Summary of miRNAs discovered in P. redivivus
248Confirmed miRNAs: criteria 1, computationally predicted hairpin; criteria 2, >10 reads
116miRNAa sequences with >10 reads
63Orthologs in related species
16Located in exons
2Located in gene UTR
3Pairs of hairpins expressed from both strands
14miRNA clusters
17miRNAs have multiple origins in the genome
  • a “star” sequence, or less abundant mature miRNA molecule processed from the hairpin in miRNA nomenclature.