MiRNA expression atlas in male rat

Keiichi Minami, Takeki Uehara, Yuji Morikawa, Ko Omura, Masayuki Kanki, Akira Horinouchi, Atsushi Ono, Hiroshi Yamada, Yasuo Ohno, Tetsuro Urushidani


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MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small (∼22 nucleotide) noncoding RNAs that play pivotal roles in regulation of gene expression. The value of miRNAs as circulating biomarkers is now broadly recognized; such tissue-specific biomarkers can be used to monitor tissue injury and several pathophysiological conditions in organs. In addition, miRNA profiles of normal organs and tissues are important for obtaining a better understanding of the source of modulated miRNAs in blood and how those modulations reflect various physiological and toxicological conditions. This work was aimed at creating an miRNA atlas in rats, as part of a collaborative effort with the Toxicogenomics Informatics Project in Japan (TGP2). We analyzed genome-wide miRNA profiles of 55 different organs and tissues obtained from normal male rats using miRNA arrays. The work presented herein represents a comprehensive dataset derived from normal samples profiled in a single study. Here we present the whole dataset with miRNA profiles of multiple organs, as well as precise information on experimental procedures and organ-specific miRNAs identified in this dataset.

ジャーナルScientific Data
出版ステータスPublished - 5月 27 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 統計学および確率
  • 情報システム
  • 教育
  • コンピュータ サイエンスの応用
  • 統計学、確率および不確実性
  • 図書館情報学


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