RNA secondary structure predictions - G-U pairing

Emmanuel Skoufos skoufs at minerva.cis.yale.edu
Tue Jun 25 14:47:53 EST 1996

On Tue, 25 Jun 1996, reset wrote:

> Hello all!
> I have been using RNAdraw from Ole Maatsura's lab to predict secondary
> structures of viral sequences. The program allows the user to allow or
> disallow G-U pairing in its calculations of structure and energy. I
> would like to know which scenario is closer to actual in vivo
> conditions. Thanks in advance!!

G-U pairing most likely exists _in vivo_.
A good starting point for RNA folding references is Mike Zuker's RNA Page:


There you will find many answers and pointers to RNA structure questions

> Jose E. N. Gonzales
> The Immune Response Corporation
> Carlsbad, CA

Emmanuel Skoufos, Ph.D.  
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