UNIT 12.6 RNA Secondary Structure Analysis Using RNAstructure

  1. David H. Mathews

Published Online: 1 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471250953.bi1206s13

Current Protocols in Bioinformatics

Current Protocols in Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Mathews, D. H. 2006. RNA Secondary Structure Analysis Using RNAstructure. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 13:12.6:12.6.1–12.6.14.

Author Information

  1. University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: FEB 2006

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RNAstructure is a user-friendly program for the prediction and analysis of RNA secondary structure under Microsoft Windows. This unit provides protocols for RNA secondary structure prediction and prediction of high-affinity oligonucleotide binding sites to a structured RNA target.


  • RNA Secondary Structure Prediction;
  • Free Energy Minimization;
  • Thermodynamics