RNA secondary structure analysis using the Vienna RNA package

Curr Protoc Bioinformatics. 2009 Jun;Chapter 12:Unit12.2. doi: 10.1002/0471250953.bi1202s26.


This unit documents how to use the Vienna RNA package for RNA secondary structure analysis. Possible tasks include structure prediction for single sequences, prediction of consensus structures, prediction of RNA-RNA interactions, and sequence design.

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms
  • Base Sequence
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Nucleic Acid Conformation
  • RNA / chemistry*
  • Sequence Analysis, RNA / methods
  • Software*


  • RNA