Search for predicted targets of novel small RNAs         [Go to TargetScanFly]

Enter nucleotides 2-8 of a small RNA sequence (e.g. "AGCUAGC")

The primary TargetScanFly site uses TargetScanS to predict biological targets of annotated miRNAs by searching for the presence of 8mer and 7mer sites that match the seed region of each miRNA.

TargetScanFly Custom extends this search to conserved sites matching novel miRNAs and siRNAs.

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Conserved Seed Pairing, Often Flanked by Adenosines, Indicates that Thousands of Human Genes are MicroRNA Targets
Benjamin P Lewis, Christopher B Burge, David P Bartel.     Cell, 120:15-16 (2005).

  • Burge lab
  • MIT Department of Biology
  • MiRscan Web Server
  • Bartel lab
  • Whitehead Institute
  • miRBase
  • Bioinformatics and Research Computing (Whitehead Institute)