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McQFold is a program for MCMC-sampling secondary structures with pseudoknots for a given RNA sequence.
It is freely available under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
McQFold has been developed by Dirk Metzler.

The following gzipped tar package contains the source code for the latest version of McQFold:


(It also contains a README file.)

For a description of the methods implemented in McQFold and application examples see

D.Metzler, M.Nebel (2007+) Predicting RNA Secondary Structures with Pseudoknots by MCMC Sampling.
Journal of Mathematical Biology (to appear)

Please read and cite this paper when using McQFold for scientific work.

Supplementary Material

Dirk Metzler
Last modified: Fri May 11 13:10:48 CEST 2007