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TarHunter specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_25030
Name TarHunter
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Output data The predicted miRNA targets in queried species and conserved targets.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Perl
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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PMCID: 5569507
PMID: 28835265
DOI: 10.1186/s13059-017-1291-2

[…] 2 [] with default parameters. the mirna candidates with less than four mismatches in the hairpin structures were retained., the prediction of mirna targets in each species was performed using tarhunter (https://github.com/xmabio/tarhunter) with a cutoff of 2.5. predicted targets were searched for known protein domains using hmmsearch with the pfam-a.hmm file downloaded from pfam […]

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TarHunter institution(s)
Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory for Plant Epigenetics, College of Life Sciences and Oceanography, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China; State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics and National Center for Plant Gene Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; Haixia Institute of Science and Technology (HIST), Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China; Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, Institute of Integrative Genome Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
TarHunter funding source(s)
Supported by grants from National Science Foundation of China [31210103901, 91440105, 31571332]; National Institute of Health [GM061146]; and Guangdong Innovation Research Team Program [2014ZT05S078].

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