Apr 022011
 

RNAsifter 1.0

:: DESCRIPTION

RNAsifter is a non-rigorous filter for the rfam database, that is based on the abstract shape approach. It exploits the familily specific secondary structure, i.e. it computes shapes for the query-sequence and compares them to a precalculated shape-index. The exact matches deliver – hopefully only few – candiate families in which the query-sequence might fold. Membership for the candidate families is checked with the program cmsearch, afterwards.

RNAsifter Online Version

::DEVELOPER

S. Janssen, J. Reeder and R. Giegerich.

:: SCREENSHOTS

N/A

:: REQUIREMENTS

  • Linux / Windows / Mac OsX
  • perl

:: DOWNLOAD

RNAsifter

:: MORE INFORMATION

Citation

S. Janssen, J. Reeder and R. Giegerich.
Shape based indexing for faster search of RNA family databases.
BMC Bioinformatics. 2008 Feb 29;9:131.

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