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Table 2 MicroTar target predictions compared to PicTar. A comparison of MicroTar and PicTar prediction results on three datasets of experimentally verified miRNA targets; MicroTar achieves better sensitivity in all three cases.

From: MicroTar: predicting microRNA targets from RNA duplexes

Program Species Targets Predicted (TP) Targets in Dataset (TP + FN) Sensitivity TP/(TP + FN)
MicroTar D. melanogaster 39 63 0.62
  C. elegans 8 13 0.62
  M. musculus 24 43 0.56
PicTar D. melanogaster 35 63 0.56
  C. elegans 7 13 0.54
  M. musculus 15 43 0.35