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If you have included miRDB target prediction data in your paper, please cite below:

    Current target prediction database, miRDB:

  • Yuhao Chen and Xiaowei Wang (2020) miRDB: an online database for prediction of functional microRNA targets. Nucleic Acids Research. 48(D1):D127-D131.

    Current target prediction algorithm, MirTarget:

  • Weijun Liu and Xiaowei Wang (2019) Prediction of functional microRNA targets by integrative modeling of microRNA binding and target expression data. Genome Biology. 20(1):18.


Older references for previous versions:

  • Xiaowei Wang (2016) Improving microRNA target prediction by modeling with unambiguously identified microRNA-target pairs from CLIP-Ligation studies. Bioinformatics. 32(9):1316-1322.

  • Nathan Wong and Xiaowei Wang (2015) miRDB: an online resource for microRNA target prediction and functional annotations. Nucleic Acids Research. 43(D1):D146-152.

  • Xiaowei Wang and Issam M. El Naqa (2008) Prediction of both conserved and nonconserved microRNA targets in animals. Bioinformatics 24(3):325-332.

  • Xiaowei Wang (2008) miRDB: a microRNA target prediction and functional annotation database with a wiki interface. RNA 14(6):1012-1017.

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