miRCat specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_14629
Name miRCat
Alternative name miRNA Categorisation
Software type Pipeline/Workflow
Interface Command line interface, Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A file of sRNA sequences which are mapped to a plant genome using PatMaN and grouped into loci.
Input format FASTA
Output data A file with the details for predicted miRNA candidates, The RNAfold output for candidate precursors, A file of predicted mature miRNA sequences.
Output format PNG
Operating system Unix/Linux, Windows
Programming languages Java
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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Publication for miRNA Categorisation

miRCat institution(s)
The Earlham Institute, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK; School of Computing Sciences, Norwich, UK; School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK
miRCat funding source(s)
Supported by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) (L021269/1).

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