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Table 1 microRNA databases: differences and similarities

From: CoGemiR: A comparative genomics microRNA database

Feature miRBase miRNAMap miRGen Argonaute CoGemiR
Mature sequence + + - + +
Description + + - + +
Genome coordinates + + + + +
Overlapping regions + + + + +
List of clustered MicroRNA + - + - +
Surrounding genomic region + - - - +
Family + + - + +
Predicted MicroRNAs - + - - +
List of ortholog microRNA + + - + +
Comparative microRNA overview (1) - - - - +
Comparative location overview within species (2) - - + - +
Comparative location overview for any species (3) - - + - +
Annotation for many Metazoan + * + + - ** +
Tissue specificity - + - - +
Expression data - + - + +
Link to target prediction + + + - +
External links + - - - +
Target section + - + - -
List of targets - + - + -
Stem-loop structure + + - - + ***
Multiple microRNAs queries (4) - - - - +
  1. (1) The possibility to see the same microRNA in all species
  2. (2) The possibility to see the same localization (e.g., intronic) within a species
  3. (3) The possibility to see the same localization (e.g., intronic) in all species
  4. (4) The possibility to submit a list of microRNAs as query
  5. * Plus plants
  6. ** only Human, Mouse and Rat
  7. *** only for predictions