RNA secondary structure: physical and computational aspects

  title={RNA secondary structure: physical and computational aspects},
  author={Paul G. Higgs},
  journal={Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics},
  pages={199 - 253}
  • P. Higgs
  • Published 1 August 2000
  • Biology, Chemistry
  • Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics
1. Background to RNA structure 200 1.1 Types of RNA 200 1.1.1 Transfer RNA (tRNA) 200 1.1.2 Messenger RNA (mRNA) 201 1.1.3 Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) 201 1.1.4 Other ribonucleoprotein particles 202 1.1.5 Viruses and viroids 202 1.1.6 Ribozymes 202 1.2 Elements of RNA secondary structure 203 1.3 Secondary structure versus tertiary structure 205 2. Theoretical and computational methods for RNA secondary structure determination 208 2.1 Dynamic programming algorithms 208 2.2 Kinetic folding algorithms… 

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