MechRNA specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_28016
Name MechRNA
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Some target sequences and RBPs, and a list of mechansims, and Ensembl IDs of lncRNA sequence.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Vienna, numpy, scipy, statsmodel, configparser
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Rolf Backofen
  • person_outline Cenk Sahinalp
  • person_outline Alex Gawronski

Publication for MechRNA

MechRNA institution(s)
Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada; Vancouver Prostate Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Institut für Informatik, University of Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany; Department of Computer Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA; Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
MechRNA funding source(s)
Supported in part by the Indiana University Grand Challenges Program, The Precision Health Initiative and the NSERC Discovery Frontiers Program, The Cancer Genome Collaboratory; the Baden-WürttembergStiftung (BWST NCRNA 008), the German Research Foundation (DFG grant BA2168/11-1 SPP 1738) and the BMBF Verbundprojekt Deutsches Netzwerk für Bioinformatik-Infrastruktur (de.NBI).

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