tRNA drawing tool

Kai Erik Witte kai at
Tue Sep 4 12:10:36 EST 2001

> Does anyone know of a program that will generate clover-leaf structures
> of tRNA genes from their coding sequence?  I know of mfold, rnafold,
> loop-d-loop, and tRNA-Scan (the last one which nicely outputs the stems
> and loop regions from coding sequence), but none of these output the
> tRNA gene clover-leaf structure in standard, publishable orientation (at
> least not without much manipulation).  Any/all suggestions appreciated.

Hi Mark,

how about using RnaViz?

It won't produce a standard clover-leaf layout by default but with a
suitable skeleton file it should do the job really well.  Have a look:

Best wishes,


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