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Aliases for MIR151A Gene

Subcategory (RNA class) for MIR151A Gene


Quality Score for this RNA gene is


Aliases for MIR151A Gene

  • MicroRNA 151a 2 3 5
  • MicroRNA 151 2 3
  • Hsa-Mir-151a 3
  • Hsa-Mir-151 3
  • MIRN151 3
  • MIR151 3

External Ids for MIR151A Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MIR151A Gene

  • MIRN151
  • MIR151

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MIR151A Gene

  • GC08M141744
  • GC08M141748

Summaries for MIR151A Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MIR151A Gene

  • microRNAs (miRNAs) are short (20-24 nt) non-coding RNAs that are involved in post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression in multicellular organisms by affecting both the stability and translation of mRNAs. miRNAs are transcribed by RNA polymerase II as part of capped and polyadenylated primary transcripts (pri-miRNAs) that can be either protein-coding or non-coding. The primary transcript is cleaved by the Drosha ribonuclease III enzyme to produce an approximately 70-nt stem-loop precursor miRNA (pre-miRNA), which is further cleaved by the cytoplasmic Dicer ribonuclease to generate the mature miRNA and antisense miRNA star (miRNA*) products. The mature miRNA is incorporated into a RNA-induced silencing complex (RISC), which recognizes target mRNAs through imperfect base pairing with the miRNA and most commonly results in translational inhibition or destabilization of the target mRNA. The RefSeq represents the predicted microRNA stem-loop. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]

GeneCards Summary for MIR151A Gene

MIR151A (MicroRNA 151a) is an RNA Gene, and is affiliated with the miRNA class.

fRNAdb sequence ontologies for MIR151A Gene - the ORGUL cluster for this gene includes several descriptions:

  • miRNA: Small, ~22-nt, RNA molecule that is the endogenous transcript of a miRNA gene. Micro RNAs are produced from precursor molecules (SO:0000647) that can form local hairpin structures, which ordinarily are processed (via the Dicer pathway) such that a single miRNA molecule accumulates from one arm of a hairpin precursor molecule. Micro RNAs may trigger the cleavage of their target molecules or act as translational repressors.

  • pre_miRNA: The 60-70 nucleotide region remain after Drosha processing of the primary transcript, that folds back upon itself to form a hairpin sructure.

  • nc_conserved_region: Non-coding region of sequence similarity by descent from a common ancestor.

View fRNAdb secondary structures for MIR151A

Additional gene information for MIR151A Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary and piRNA Summary for MIR151A Gene

Genomics for MIR151A Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for MIR151A Gene

Promoters and enhancers for MIR151A Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH08I140734 Enhancer 0.7 ENCODE dbSUPER 550.8 -1.4 -1424 0.2 SMARCE1 ZNF217 CTBP1 DPF2 GC08M140734 MIR151A ENSG00000279786 PTK2
GH08I140732 Enhancer 0.4 dbSUPER 550.8 -0.1 -115 0.7 JUN MAX GC08M140734 MIR151A PTK2
GH08I140789 Enhancer 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.7 -58.5 -58491 3.7 PKNOX1 ATF1 ARNT FEZF1 BRCA1 YY1 ZNF213 ATF7 RUNX3 DEK AGO2 MIR151A PTK2 TRAPPC9 CHRAC1 ENSG00000279786 GC08M140734
GH08I140693 Enhancer 1.1 ENCODE dbSUPER 11.6 +38.9 38916 0.2 HDAC1 PKNOX1 ATF1 ZBTB40 CHAMP1 TCF12 ZNF766 GATA2 ATF7 ZBTB2 MIR151A PTK2 GC08M140724 AGO2
GH08I140797 Enhancer 1 ENCODE dbSUPER 11.7 -64.5 -64454 0.2 PKNOX1 FEZF1 ZNF2 RAD21 RFX5 ZNF366 RCOR1 ZNF391 FOS ZNF362 MIR151A PTK2 AGO2 ENSG00000279786 GC08M140734
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around MIR151A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Locations for MIR151A Gene

Genomic Locations for MIR151A Gene
90 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MIR151A Gene

Genes around MIR151A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MIR151A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for MIR151A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MIR151A Gene

ORGUL Member Location for MIR151A Gene

ORGUL Member Location for MIR151A gene

Proteins for MIR151A Gene

Post-translational modifications for MIR151A Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MIR151A Gene

Domains & Families for MIR151A Gene

Gene Families for MIR151A Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MIR151A: view

No data available for Protein Domains , Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MIR151A Gene

Function for MIR151A Gene

Animal Model Products

miRNA Products

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MIR151A Gene

Localization for MIR151A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MIR151A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005615 extracellular space IDA 26646931
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MIR151A: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for MIR151A Gene

Pathways & Interactions for MIR151A Gene

SuperPathways for MIR151A Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for MIR151A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MIR151A Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for MIR151A Gene

Drugs & Compounds for MIR151A Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for MIR151A Gene

fRNAdb Secondary structures for MIR151A Gene

  • FR049012

mRNA/cDNA for MIR151A Gene

(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

miRNA Products

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MIR151A Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MIR151A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MIR151A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for MIR151A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of MIR151A Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with MIR151A: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt , Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for MIR151A Gene

Orthologs for MIR151A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for MIR151A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ptr-mir-151 34
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia bta-mir-151 34
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mir151 34
  • 96 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia cfa-mir-151 34
  • 91 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 72 (a)
-- 34
  • 71 (a)
-- 34
  • 70 (a)
-- 34
  • 60 (a)
-- 34
  • 58 (a)
-- 34
  • 49 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 55 (a)
Species where no ortholog for MIR151A was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for MIR151A Gene

Gene Tree for MIR151A (if available)
Gene Tree for MIR151A (if available)

Paralogs for MIR151A Gene

No data available for Paralogs for MIR151A Gene

Variants for MIR151A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MIR151A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1001545720 -- 140,733,133(-) C/A/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1002564133 -- 140,732,921(-) G/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1004571059 -- 140,734,394(-) A/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1005918609 -- 140,734,053(-) G/A/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1006277510 -- 140,733,832(-) T/C upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MIR151A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv612568 CNV gain 21841781
nsv526444 CNV gain 19592680
nsv1126125 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1025478 CNV gain 25217958
esv2737756 CNV deletion 23290073

Additional Variant Information for MIR151A Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Variation tolerance for MIR151A Gene

Disorders for MIR151A Gene

Additional Disease Information for MIR151A

No disorders were found for MIR151A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for MIR151A Gene

Publications for MIR151A Gene

  1. New human and mouse microRNA genes found by homology search. (PMID: 15634332) Weber MJ (The FEBS journal 2005) 1 3 58
  2. Identification of human fetal liver miRNAs by a novel method. (PMID: 15978578) Fu H … Zheng X (FEBS letters 2005) 1 3 58
  3. Identification of many microRNAs that copurify with polyribosomes in mammalian neurons. (PMID: 14691248) Kim J … Ruvkun G (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2004) 1 3 58
  4. Association of MicroRNAs and YRNAs With Platelet Function. (PMID: 26646931) Kaudewitz D … Mayr M (Circulation research 2016) 3 58
  5. MicroRNA Species in Follicular Fluid Associating With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Related Intermediary Phenotypes. (PMID: 26771704) Sørensen AE … Dalgaard LT (The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 2016) 3 58

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