24. An Introduction to RNA Structure and Pseudoknot Prediction

  1. Mourad Elloumi2 and
  2. Albert Y. Zomaya3
  1. Jana Sperschneider and
  2. Amitava Datta

Published Online: 23 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470892107.ch24

Algorithms in Computational Molecular Biology: Techniques, Approaches and Applications

Algorithms in Computational Molecular Biology: Techniques, Approaches and Applications

How to Cite

Sperschneider, J. and Datta, A. (2011) An Introduction to RNA Structure and Pseudoknot Prediction, in Algorithms in Computational Molecular Biology: Techniques, Approaches and Applications (eds M. Elloumi and A. Y. Zomaya), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470892107.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Unit of Technologies of Information and Communication (UTIC) and University of Tunis-El Manar, Tunisia

  2. 3

    School of Information Technologies, The University of Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470505199

Online ISBN: 9780470892107

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Keywords:

  • RNA structure, an introduction - and pseudoknot prediction;
  • recursion scheme for matrices used - in dynamic programming algorithm;
  • RNA pseudoknot prediction, pseudoknots in RNA - functions, as part of cellular transcription machinery, regulatory processes and viral replication

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • RNA Secondary Structure Prediction

  • RNA Pseudoknots

  • Conclusions

  • References