AVOID WILDCARDS i.e. the asterisk ("*") character which is at times used for mature miRNA (miR*) sequences
ENSURE that the spelling of your KEYWORD is ACCURATE; miRNAVISA does not compensate for incorrect spelling.
KEYWORDS can include:
(1) miRNA gene family name e.g. mir-515, or
(2) miRNA gene family accession e.g. MIPF0000020, or
(3) miRNA gene i.e. hairpin name e.g. hsa-mir-524 and hsa-mir-519a-2, and/or
(4) hairpin accession e.g. MI0003160 and MI0003182.
miRNAVISA KEYWORDS search engine is CASE INSENSITIVE