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Table 1 Length of gene structures in miRNA-targeted cancer genes and non-cancer disease genes

From: Insights into the miRNA regulations in human disease genes

Structural parameters miRNA-targeted cancer disease genes (bp) miRNA-targeted non-cancer disease genes (bp) Level of significance ( P)
Average 3′-UTR lengths 1143 908 4.4 × 10−2
Average 5′-UTR lengths 349 254 4.2 × 10−2
Average transcript lengths 4196 3418 2.8 × 10−2