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Table 3 Potential miRNA targets that are differentially expressed in infertile testis††

From: Altered microRNA expression in patients with non-obstructive azoospermia

miRNA   Potential miRNA targets
miRNA name Fold change††† GenBank Gene name Fold change†††
hsa-miR-1 -0.27 U14394 Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 3 (TIMP3) +1.77
hsa-miR-181a -0.21 U14394   
hsa-miR-221 -0.5 U14394   
hsa-miR-9* -0.1 U14394   
hsa-miR-145 -0.13 Z46629 SRY (sex determining region Y)-box 9 (SOX9) +1.41
hsa-miR-383 -0.39 AF078078 Growth arrest and DNA-damage-inducible, gamma (GADD45G) +1.57
  1. Based on the intersections of at least two of four widely used target prediction programs.
  2. ††Based on RNA expression profile dataset from Rockett et al. (2004) [24].
  3. †††Infertile vs. control.