RNAmmer

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Description

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RNAmmer predicts ribosomal RNA genes in full genome sequences by util-ising two levels of Hidden Markov Models: An initial spotter model searches both strands. The spotter model is constructed from highly conserved loci within a structural alignment of known rRNA sequences. Once the spotter model detects an approximate position of a gene, flanking regions are extracted and parsed to the full model which matches the entire gene. By enabling a two-level approach it is avoided to run a full model through an entire genome sequence allowing faster predictions.

Required Modules

Serial

  • rnammer

System Variables

  • HPC_RNAMMER_DIR - installation directory




Citation

If you publish research that uses rnammer you have to cite it as follows:

Lagesen et al. 2007