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Name: RNA Secondary Structure Prediction
ID: m11065
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module discusses the basic theory behind RNA Secondary Structure Prediction methodologies. In addition, several RNA tools and databases are introduced.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: nucleic acid, RNA free energy, RNA secondary structure, structure prediction
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Susan Cates (
Copyright Holders: Susan Cates (
Maintainers: Susan Cates (

Latest version: 2.4 (history)
First publication date: Mar 10, 2003 12:00 am -0600
Last revision to module: Mar 12, 2007 4:04 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 2.4 Mar 12, 2007 4:04 pm -0500 by Susan Cates
 corrected link

Version: 2.3 Mar 12, 2007 4:02 pm -0500 by Susan Cates
corrected links

Version: 2.2 Feb 23, 2005 5:03 pm -0600 by Susan Cates
updated format and links

Version: 2.1 Mar 16, 2003 12:00 am -0600 by Susan Cates
reworded a few sentences, added warning for correct submission to RNA secondary structure server

Version: 2.0 Mar 10, 2003 12:00 am -0600 by Susan Cates

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