List of long non-coding RNA databases

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This is a list of long noncoding RNA databases, which provide information about lncRNAs.[1][2]

Long non-coding RNA databases[edit]

Name Description References
deepBase Identification, expression, evolution and function of long non-coding RNAs (LncRNAs), small RNAs and circular RNAs from deep-sequencing data [3]
LNCipedia A comprehensive compendium of human long non-coding RNAs. [4][5]
lncRNAdb The Reference Database For Functional Long Noncoding RNAs. [6]
LncRNAWiki A wiki-based, publicly editable and open-content platform for community curation of human long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) [7]
LncBook A comprehensive collection of 270,044 human lncRNAs and systematic curation of lncRNAs’ annotation by multi-omics data integration, function annotation and disease association [8]
MONOCLdb The MOuse NOnCode Lung database provides the annotations and expression profiles of mouse long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) involved in influenza and SARS-CoV infections. [9]
NONCODE An integrated knowledge database dedicated to ncRNAs, especially lncRNAs [10]
lncRNome A comprehensive searchable biologically oriented knowledgebase for long noncoding RNAs in Humans.
NRED A database of long noncoding RNA expression. [11]
C-It-Loci A tool to explore and to compare the expression profiles of conserved loci among various tissues in three organisms


MiTranscriptome A catalog of human long poly-adenylated RNA transcripts derived from computational analysis of high-throughput RNA-Seq data from over 6,500 samples, spanning diverse cancer and tissue types [13]
slncky Evolution Browser This site contains alignments and evolutionary metrics of conserved lncRNAs. [14]
Cancer LncRNA Census (CLC) Database of long-noncoding RNAs causally implicated in cancer through in vivo, in vitro and other evidence. [15]
BIGTranscriptome High-confidence of coding and noncoding transcriptomes assembled with hundreds of pseudo-stranded and stranded RNA-seq datasets. [16]
lncRNAKB A knowledgebase of tissue-specific functional annotation and trait association of long noncoding RNA [17]


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  11. ^ Dinger, M. E.; Pang, K. C.; Mercer, T. R.; Crowe, M. L.; Grimmond, S. M.; Mattick, J. S. (2009). "NRED: A database of long noncoding RNA expression". Nucleic Acids Research. 37 (Database issue): D122–D126. doi:10.1093/nar/gkn617. PMC 2686506. PMID 18829717.
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  14. ^ Chen, Jenny; Shishkin, Alexander A.; Zhu, Xiaopeng; Kadri, Sabah; Maza, Itay; Guttman, Mitchell; Hanna, Jacob H.; Regev, Aviv; Garber, Manuel (2016-02-02). "Evolutionary analysis across mammals reveals distinct classes of long non-coding RNAs". Genome Biology. 17: 19. doi:10.1186/s13059-016-0880-9. ISSN 1474-760X. PMC 4739325. PMID 26838501.
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