Hairpin loop Tm equation

Jillian Johnston johnstoj at
Fri Jun 21 12:25:16 EST 1996

JOELLY POELLY (jpgrosser at wrote:
: Does anyone know of an equation for calculating the melting temperature of a
: hairpin loop?

: If anyone has any information on this, could you please post it, or email it to
: me?  

: Thanks,

: Joel

Look up Tinoco et al Nature 246:40-42 (1973) Inproved estimation
of secondary structure on RNA.  We also use the 'fold'
application in GCG to do our calculations.
Jillian Johnston
Dept. of Biological Sciences       Guider
Univ. of Calgary		   30 Pathfinders, Tanisi District

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