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Table 3 Conservation of milRNAs and corresponding target genes in related dermatophytes

From: Integrated microRNA and mRNA analysis in the pathogenic filamentous fungus Trichophyton rubrum

  T. rubrum A. benhamiae T. equinum T. tonsurans T. verrucosum M. canis M. gypseum
milRNA homologous to T. rubrum 170 49 44 45 48 19 17
conserved milRNA in all seven species 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
target genes of the 10 conserved milRNAs 951 951 1018 985 925 839 1003
homologous target genes of the 10 conserved milRNAs 306 319 110 298 71 142
proportion of homologous target genes regulated by the identical milRNAs 95.42% 93.73% 98.18% 93.62% 57.75% 75.35%