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Table 3 Matching percentages of plant microRNAs vs plant viruses screenings compared to negative controls

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

    Negative controls
Plant microRNAs vs Plant viruses screenings Animal microRNAs vs Plant viruses Rand1 vs Plant viruses Rand2 vs Plant viruses Plant microRNAs vs Animal viruses
A. thaliana- m vs
A. thaliana - viruses
mean 0.16812 0.14473 0.08857 0.12714 0.2130
  p value  < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
G. max microRNAs vs
G.max - viruses
mean 0.2088 0.10584 0.09664 0.11972 0.18624
  p value  < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 0.2394
O. sativa microRNAs vs
O.sativa viruses
mean 0.2321 0.16285 0.09647 0.1481 0.2295
  p value  < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 0.3983
S. bicolor microRNAs vs
S.bicolor - viruses
mean 0.23237 0.14577 0.10179 0.12557 0.3656
  p value  < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
V.vinifera microRNAs
V.vinifera viruses
mean 0.2741 0.17348 0.10818 0.18675 0.22115
  p value  < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
Z. mays microRNAs vs
Z. mays viruses
mean 0.26809 0.16263 0.10903 0.2446 0.4445
  p value  < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
  1. p values are the result of pairwise Wilcoxon test between each screening and the plant microRNAs vs Plant viruses screening, α = 0.05, ↓ significantly lower, ↑ significantly higher