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Table 4 Summary of molecules encoded by target genes predicted of differentially expressed miRNAs

From: MiRNAs differentially expressed in skeletal muscle of animals with divergent estimated breeding values for beef tenderness

Molecule type Number of target genes per miRNA
bta-mir-182 bta-mir-183 bta-mir-338
Kinase 54 26 17
Transporter 53 19 14
Peptidase 15 5 9
Enzyme 121 36 28
G-protein coupled receptor 11 4 0
Transcription regulator 100 33 31
Translation regulator 14 4 4
Ligand-dependent nuclear receptor 5 3 1
Transmembrane receptor 8 4 7
Growth factor 6 1 1
Ion channel 24 6 3
Phosphatase 19 9 9
Cytokine 3 0 0
Other 378 131 98