Presents a survey of more than 180 Web-based miRNA databases which include miRNA sequence, discovery, target prediction, target validation, expression and regulation, functions and their roles in diseases, interactions in cellular pathways and networks and deep sequencing. miRandb recapitulates the diverse possibilities and facilitates that access to the different categories of miRNA resources. Researchers can easily select the category of miRNA information and desired organism, in result eligible databases with their features are presented. This database introducing an easy-to-follow classification of available resources that can facilitate selection of appropriate resources for miRNA-related bioinformatics tools.
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Biotechnology Research Center, Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran; Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biotechnology, Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran
miRandb funding source(s)
The Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (grant numbers 941245 and 950909).