Flowchart of the Arabidopsis miRNA prediction procedure. The number of predicted miRNA candidates and potential miRNA precursors (hairpins) is shown in blue bars. The number of known Arabidopsis miRNAs included in each prediction step is shown in parentheses. Known Arabidopsis miRNAs rejected by each prediction step are shown in red boxes.
Wang et al. Genome Biology 2004 5:R65 doi:10.1186/gb-2004-5-9-r65