Table II. Identified targets of known miRNAs/tasiRNAs in wheat
miRNA/tasiRNA FamilymiRNAs/tasiRNAsTarget UnigeneaCategoryTarget Annotation
miR156/miR157tae-miR156a, tae-miR157CJ811938IISBP
BJ314081ISBP
miR159/miR319tae-miR159a, tae-miR319Contig22875IGAMYB
Contig12163IGAMYB
miR160tae-miR160Contig15112IARF
Contig19398IARF
GH726882IARF
miR165/miR166tae-miR165, tae-miR166a, tae-miR166b, tae-miR166c, tae-miR166d, tae-miR166e, tae-miR166f, tae-miR166g, tae-miR166i, tae-miR166jCJ629056IHD-ZIP
GH723151IHD-ZIP
miR167tae-miR167Contig29283IIARF
tae-miR167dContig9875IIARF
tae-miR167fCJ906388IARF
miR169tae-miR169a, tae-miR169b, tae-miR169c, tae-miR169d, tae -miR169eContig4061ICCAAT-binding transcription factor
Contig28782ICCAAT-binding transcription factor
Contig20398ICCAAT-binding transcription factor
Contig20251ICCAAT-binding transcription factor
miR171tae-miR171aCK210886IGRAS
miR172tae-miR172a, tae-miR172bContig803IAP2
miR390tae-miR390CJ711765IITAS3b
miR393tae-miR393Contig21707IIITransport inhibitor response 1-like protein
CK208780ITransport inhibitor response 1-like protein
miR394tae-miR394BE427348IF-box protein
CV781001IF-box protein
miR396tae-miR396aCO347544IGRF
CJ645826IGRF
miR408tae-miR408bCK216079IUnknown
tasiRNATAS3a 5′D6(+)Contig1892IARF
TAS3b 5′D4(+)Contig4296IIARF
Contig28378IIIARF
  • a Contig sequences were assembled from wheat ESTs (shown in Supplemental File S1). Other identifiers are NCBI EST accession numbers. Boldface entries were independently confirmed by RNA ligase-mediated 5′ RACE.