miRscan specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_07323
Name miRscan
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Chris Burge <>

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PMCID: 4975701
PMID: 27536341
DOI: 10.1016/j.csbj.2016.07.002

[…] as candidates of mirna genes, which could be computationally deduced on basis of the estimated free energy by tools of rnafold and mfold . actually, the homology search-based approaches, such as mirscan and mirseeker , were also designed to first scan intergenic regions of entire genome and generate full list of candidates according to the deduced hairpin sequences before homology search. […]

PMCID: 4705652
PMID: 26578605
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkv1221

[…] methods predicted putative mirnas in genome sequences by targeting secondary rna structure, i.e. conserved hairpin structures that are characteristic of mirna precursor sequences in related species. mirscan () and mirseeker () are the main tools that target conserved intragenic sequences that can form hairpin structures based on rnafold and mfold, respectively. mirscan then compares […]

PMCID: 4222307
PMID: 25368077
DOI: 10.1093/jis/14.1.133

[…] mirnas, and a novel small rna were identified in b. mori. among those identified, there were 12 pairs of mirnas and mirna*s ( ). in other applications of mirna predictive bioinformatics, used mirscan and patscan algorithms and predicted 120 irna genes on the 6x and 9x genome assembly of b. mori based on sequence conservation and structural similarity to known mirnas. , microarray […]

PMCID: 3881095
PMID: 24396504
DOI: 10.7150/thno.7026

[…] the gene, is a major thrust research area. due to many imperative functions of these tiny gene regulators, like patterning of nervous system, mirna genes are planned to be identified, which develops mirscan and conserved in more than one genome. the conserved intronic and intragenic regions in d. melanogaster and d. pseudoobscuraare followed by additional algorithm. the development […]

PMCID: 3789328
PMID: 24151623
DOI: 10.1155/2013/795676

[…] sequences can be used to perform homology screens covering the entire genome of species. these target gene sequences can be identified using rna secondary structure analysis software (e.g., rnafold, mirscan, and mfold) combined with dynamic analysis []. a combination of deep sequencing and bioinformatics analysis allows for the identification of new and rarely expressed nonconserved mirnas, […]

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