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A little help with RNA folding ?

Sun Feb 28 12:14:05 EST 1993

In article <1993Feb26.222010.12895 at CSD-NewsHost.Stanford.EDU>, teller at CS.Stanford.EDU (Eric Z. Teller) writes:
>I'm interested in doing some RNA folding analysis on a Mac.
>Does anyone know of any programs other than DNAsis (Hitachi) that
>do RNA folding analysis ?

As far as I know the best RNA folding program was written by Michael
Zuker.  Don Gilbert ported this program to the Macintosh. Its
available via the IUBIO gopher and anonymous ftp. For anonymous ftp
look in the /molbio/mac directory and retrieve the mulfold.hqx file.
This is a BinHex'd copy of the MulFold Macintosh version of Zuker's
folding program that uses Turner et al's dangle energies and will
report multiple structures. A program by Don called LoopViewer is
available in the same directory and graphically displays the MulFold

If you work on RNA you might also be interested in Don's Loop-D-Loop
application that is a tool for drawing RNA secondary structures.


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