Multiple Alignment of Structural RNA Data ??

Ewan Birney birney at sanger.ac.uk
Sat Oct 25 09:42:05 EST 1997


Georg Fuellen wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> We're looking for approaches to the alignment of RNA structures.
> The RNA structures may be represented by trees of
> structure features/nucleotides, or by expressions using brackets.
> 
> Up to now, we're aware of the following approaches:
> *Shapiro & Zhang (CABIOS, 6(4):309-318, 1990),
> *Hesper, Hogeweg & Konings (Mol. Biol. Evol. (1987) 4(3), 300-314),
> *Hogeweg & Stadler (implemented in RNAdistance in the Vienna package 1994).

I would seriously check out Sean Eddy's COVE package and RNABOB

Look down the page at

http://genome.wustl.edu/eddy/hmm.html


ewan




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