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Erratum to: ‘MicroRNA target prediction using thermodynamic and sequence curves’

  • Asish Ghoshal1,
  • Raghavendran Shankar1,
  • Saurabh Bagchi1,
  • Ananth Grama1 and
  • Somali Chaterji1Email author
BMC Genomics201617:216

Received: 6 January 2016

Accepted: 6 January 2016

Published: 9 March 2016

The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2015 16:999

Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained an error. Figures 6 and 7 were incorrect with the wrong captions. The figures have been corrected in the original article and is also included correctly below.
Fig. 6

Scatter plot of frequencies of various types of seed alignment patterns in set of positive miRNA-mRNA interactions for Mouse (x-axis) and Human (y-axis). Among the top-10 most frequently occurring patterns, only two, namely, the 6-mer and 7-mer, are canonical seed match patterns. In the labels for the top-10 most frequently occurring patterns, 1 indicates a match, 2 indicates a mismatch, 3 a gap, and 4 indicates a GU wobble

Fig. 7

ROC curves for 10-fold cross-validation performance of Avishkar in different regions of the gene in the human dataset



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA


  1. Ghoshal A, Shankar R, Bagchi S, Grama A, Chaterji S. MicroRNA target prediction using thermodynamic and sequence curves. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:999.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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