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Gene: MIR494 (microRNA 494) Homo sapiens
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Symbol: MIR494
Name: microRNA 494
Description: microRNAs (miRNAs) are short (20-24 nt) non-coding RNAs that are involved in post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression in multicellular organisms by affecting both the stability and translation of mRNAs. miRNAs are transcribed by RNA polymerase II as part of capped and polyadenylated primary transcripts (pri-miRNAs) that can be either protein-coding or non-coding. The primary transcript is cleaved by the Drosha ribonuclease III enzyme to produce an approximately 70-nt stem-loop precursor miRNA (pre-miRNA), which is further cleaved by the cytoplasmic Dicer ribonuclease to generate the mature miRNA and antisense miRNA star (miRNA*) products. The mature miRNA is incorporated into a RNA-induced silencing complex (RISC), which recognizes target mRNAs through imperfect base pairing with the miRNA and most commonly results in translational inhibition or destabilization of the target mRNA. The RefSeq represents the predicted microRNA stem-loop. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]
Type: ncrna
RefSeq Status: PROVISIONAL
Also known as: hsa-mir-494; mir-494; MIRN494
Orthologs:
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mir494 (microRNA 494)  MGI
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Mir494 (microRNA 494)  Alliance
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MIR494 (microRNA mir-494)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Position:
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
JBrowseNCBIUCSCEnsembl
GRCh3814101,029,634 - 101,029,714 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3714101,495,971 - 101,496,051 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 3614100,565,723 - 100,565,803 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Celera1481,552,015 - 81,552,095 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map14q32.31NCBI
HuRef1481,679,466 - 81,679,546 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_114101,434,107 - 101,434,187 (+)NCBICHM1_1
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1603770
Created: 2007-04-28
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-10-01
Status: ACTIVE



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RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.