Hairpin loop Tm equation

Jillian Johnston johnstoj at acs2.acs.ucalgary.ca
Fri Jun 21 12:25:16 EST 1996


JOELLY POELLY (jpgrosser at stthomas.edu) 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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