A compilation of Web-based research tools for miRNA analysis

Shukla, Vaibhav and Varghese, Vinay Koshy and Kabekkodu, Shama Prasada and Mallya, Sandeep and Satyamoorthy, K (2017) A compilation of Web-based research tools for miRNA analysis. Briefings in Functional Genomics, 16 (5). pp. 249-273. ISSN 2041-2649

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Since the discovery of microRNAs (miRNAs), a class of noncoding RNAs that regulate the gene expression posttranscriptionally in sequence-specific manner, there has been a release of number of tools useful for both basic and advanced applications. This is because of the significance of miRNAs in many pathophysiological conditions including cancer. Numerous bioinformatics tools that have been developed for miRNA analysis have their utility for detection, expression, function, target prediction and many other related features. This review provides a comprehensive assessment of web-based tools for the miRNA analysis that does not require prior knowledge of any computing languages.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: microRNA; databases; diseases; online tools.
Subjects: Life Sciences > MLSC Manipal
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2017 03:45
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2017 03:45
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/149872

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