Estimation of Secondary Structure in Ribonucleic Acids

@article{Tinoco1971EstimationOS,
  title={Estimation of Secondary Structure in Ribonucleic Acids},
  author={Ignacio Tinoco and O. C. Uhlenbeck and MARK D. Levine},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1971},
  volume={230},
  pages={362-367}
}
A simple method for estimating the secondary structure of an RNA molecule has been proposed on the basis of the knowledge of its sequence. 

Improved estimation of secondary structure in ribonucleic acids.

This method can be used for predicting and assessing possible secondary structures for recently determined RNA sequences and new experimental and theoretical results allow us to improve the method, without making it more complicated.

Implications of secondary structure in messenger RNA.

  • L. A. Ball
  • Biology
    Journal of theoretical biology
  • 1972

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