About   Help   FAQ
Glossary Term
Glossary Term MicroRNA
Definition MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a group of noncoding RNA molecules, generally 21 to 24 nucleotides in length, which are usually cleaved from a larger hairpin-containing RNA (itself often processed from some portion of mRNA). miRNAs are conserved through evolution, and their abundance and expression patterns are suggestive of diverse regulatory roles.

Contributing Projects:
Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO)
Citing These Resources
Funding Information
Warranty Disclaimer & Copyright Notice
Send questions and comments to User Support.
last database update
MGI 6.19
The Jackson Laboratory