Table 2: Specificity of NOVOMIR.

Data set # sequences Specificity 5

A. thaliana mRNAs 710 0.975
noncoding RNAs 1 1,296 1.000
noncoding RNAs 2 455 0.982
shuffled A. thaliana pre-miRNAs 2,760 0.998
A. thaliana repetitive elements 3 56 0.983
H. sapiens pseudohairpins 8,000 0.990
A. thaliana pseudohairpins 10,000 0.991
A. thaliana 4 50,000 1.000

1 631 A. thaliana tRNAs, 63 5.8 S rRNAs, 602 5 S rRNAs
2 noncoding RNAs from RFAM
3 in total 134,000 nt
4 1 0 × 5 , 0 0 0 sequences of a length between 80 and 800 nt s randomly selected from the five chromosomes of A. thaliana
5 Specificity is calculated as 𝑇 𝑁 / ( 𝑇 𝑁 + 𝐹 𝑃 ) .