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TargetScanS specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_06691
Name TargetScanS
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • Primates
    • Homo sapiens


  • person_outline Ben Lewis <>

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PMCID: 5707805
PMID: 29191225
DOI: 10.1186/s13059-017-1358-0

[…] ( utilizes 3′ utr annotations from over 5 years ago which lack substantial genuine 3′ utrs, including many neural 3′ utr extensions. we therefore utilized the targetscans algorithm to perform de novo predictions of target sites for deeply conserved drosophila mirnas using our 3′ utr annotations. individual researchers must choose […]

PMCID: 5514102
PMID: 28717203
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05922-9

[…] p-values were adjusted using the benjamini and hochberg’s approach. circrnas with p-value ≤ 0.05 and |log2 (foldchange)| ≥ 1 were regarded as differential expression by default., the miranda and targetscans (v7.0) were used to predict mirna binding sites of soybean circrnas upon the alignment against mirbase21.0 ( base on the interaction theoretically predicted […]

PMCID: 5062133
PMID: 27734929
DOI: 10.1038/srep35350

[…] based on the sequence complementary between these genes and mirnas in the seed regions, and the predicted gene-mirna interactions can be accessed through databases such as microcosm, pictar, and targetscans. however, these predictions, based on sequences alone, cannot explain mirna mechanisms in cancer development and progression, unless various biological activities, including […]

PMCID: 5040835
PMID: 27703979
DOI: 10.1155/2016/7460740

[…] in predicting putative mirna targets [–]., over the past decade, plenty of mirna-mrna pairs prediction approaches have been developed to identify mirna targets by using sequence data, including targetscans/targetscan [, ], miranda [], pictar [], ditat-microt [], and pita []. the majority of these prediction algorithms were built on specific binding rules, including the degree of site […]

PMCID: 4977549
PMID: 27502756
DOI: 10.1038/srep31375

[…] for the search of mirnas targeting prothrombotic and proinflammatory mediators. we used targetscan (release 5.1:, which provides the prediction results computed by the targetscans algorithm, pictar (, and miranda, total rna from lymphocytes, monocytes, and neutrophils was extracted using tri […]

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