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Table 6 Comparison between the results of our computational approach and seed regions of known and putative miRNAs

From: Identification of candidate regulatory sequences in mammalian 3' UTRs by statistical analysis of oligonucleotide distributions

Method

7-mers identified

7-mers corresponding to known or putative miRNAs

expected by chance

number of known or putative miRNAs

P-value

CO

465

114

50.3

217

1.5 · 10-17

SA

214

62

23.1

180

1.6 · 10-13

CSA

113

30

12.2

96

2.2 · 10-6

COCSA

59

19

6.38

77

8.0 · 10-6

CO SA

601

149

65.0

285

3.4 · 10-23

  1. r Same as Table 2 for known and putative miRNAs together. The total number of 7-mers which are seed regions of known or putative miRNA is 1772.