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ready RNA Ontology


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The central aim of the RNA Ontology Consortium (ROC) is to develop an ontology to capture all aspects of RNA - from primary sequence to alignments, secondary and tertiary structure, and from base pairing and base stacking interactions to sophisticated motifs. This repository was automatically exported from

How to cite this record: RNAO; RNA Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:01 p.m.; Last accessed: Mar 19 2018 10:33 a.m.

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Record updated: Oct. 12, 2016, 9:22 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.


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The RNA Ontology (RNAO): An Ontology for Integrating RNA Sequence and Structure Data

Hoehndorf, Robert and Batchelor, Colin and Bittner, Thomas and Dumontier, Michel and Eilbeck, Karen and Knight, Rob and Mungall, Chris J. and Richardson, Jane S. and Stombaugh, Jesse and Westhof, Eric and Zirbel, Craig L. and Leontis, Neocles B.
Applied Ontology 2011

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Nucleic Acids Database
The NDB contains information about experimentally-determined nucleic acids and complex assemblies. NDB can be used to perform searches based on annotations relating to sequence, structure and function, and to download, analyze, and learn about nucleic acids.

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  • 0443508 (US National Science Foundation (NSF))