Database on the structure of small ribosomal subunit RNA.

The database on small ribosomal subunit RNA structure contains (June 1994) 2824 nucleotide sequences. All these sequences are stored in the form of an alignment based on the adopted secondary structure model, which in turn is corroborated by the observation of compensating substitutions in the alignment. The complete database is made available to the scientific community through anonymous ftp on our server in Antwerp. A special effort was made to improve electronic retrieval and a program is supplied that allows to create different file formats. The database can also be obtained from the EMBL nucleotide sequence library.

Van de Peer, Y., Van den Broeck, I., De Rijk, P., De Wachter, R. (1994) Database on the structure of small ribosomal subunit RNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 22(17):3488-94.









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