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Table 1 Statistics for plant microRNAs vs plant viruses' genomes screenings

From: Plant microRNAs and their role in defense against viruses: a bioinformatics approach

  A. thaliana G. max O. sativa S. bicolor V. vinifera Z. mays
Number of miRNAs 187 miRNAs 69 miRNAs 353 miRNAs 72 miRNAs 140 miRNAs 90 miRNAs
Number of viruses (total size) 20 (149. 9 Kb) 20 (146. 1 Kb) 20 (223.7 Kb) 20 (166. 2 Kb) 16 (166. 4) 23 (188. 8 Kb)
Hits a 49 21 165 27 59 51
Matching percentage (Hits/Sample size) × 100 0.1579 0.2053 0.1972 0.2265 0.2558 0.2813
Positive miRNAs b (%) 41 (22%) 18 (26%) 103 (29%) 25 (34%) 41 (29%) 39 (43%)
Positive viruses c (%) 16 (80%) 10 (50%) 15 (75%) 6 (30%) 10 (50%) 9 (45%)
  1. a) MiRanda predicted microRNA:target pairs, b) microRNAs with possible targets in viruses genomes, c) viruses with miRNAs targets in their genomes.