MetalionRNA specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_16427
Name MetalionRNA
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data An RNA 3D structure in the PDB format.
Output data A file with the predicted cation positions in text and PDB formats, a script to display the predicted cations in the PyMOL viewer, a PDB file containing the target structure with the calculated potential surface.
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



  • person_outline Janusz Bujnicki

Publication for MetalionRNA

MetalionRNA citation


Magnesium binding architectures in RNA crystal structures: validation, binding preferences, classification and motif detection

Nucleic Acids Res
PMCID: 4402538
PMID: 25800744
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkv225

[…] al models of RNA structures and/or increase the accuracy of Mg2+ prediction. Thus far, we have implemented the benchmark dataset developed in this work as one of the alternative reference datasets in MetalionRNA predictor at (). […]

MetalionRNA institution(s)
Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, Poland; Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
MetalionRNA funding source(s)
This work was supported by the Foundation for Polish Science (grant TEAM/2009-4/2 and ‘Ideas for Poland’ fellowship), Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (for the development of software in the Bujnicki Laboratory, POIG.02.03.00-00-003/09), EU Seventh Framework Programme (Health-Prot, contract number 229676), German Academic Exchange Service (D/09/42768), European Research Council (RNA+P = 123D).

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