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Table 1 Classification of microRNA target site prediction tools

From: TargetSpy: a supervised machine learning approach for microRNA target prediction

Organism Seed match not required Seed match required Seed match required and conservation considered
Human RNA22 [23]
TargetSpy no-seed
PITA All 3/15 [9]
TargetScanS non-conserved
TargetSpy seed
EIMMo [21]
MiRBase Targets [24]
MiRanda [6]
PicTar [22]
DIANA-microT [30]
TargetScanS [13]
PITA TOP [9]
MirTarget2 [21]
TargetRank [26]
TargetSpy cons. seed
Fly RNA22 [23]
TargetSpy no-seed
PITA All 3/15 [9]
TargetSpy seed
EIMMo [21]
PicTar [22]
MiRBase Targets [24]
TargetSpy cons. seed
TargetScanS [13]