In article <3trlk6$6t0 at dartvax.dartmouth.edu>
Bob.Gross at Dartmouth.EDU (Robert H. Gross) writes:
> Hi folks-
>> I am interested in obtaining energy tables for use in RNA folding
> (including stacking energies). Could some kind soul point me to a
> location on Internet for downloading this information.
>Not sure what you mean here. Energy tables for what? Energies
for some structures could be computed from Amber-type force
> Also, I would like to obtain a number of "folded" RNA structures. I am
> interested in the raw data, not the final display of the RNA secondary
> structure. In other words, I'd like the information of which base is
> paired to which other base instead of a graphic image. It seems like
> this information must be available, but I have not been able to access
> it at any of the standard RNA sites on WWW. Maybe I just don't know how
> to get at it.
> Bob Gross
> Dept. of Biology, Dartmouth College
>bob.gross at dartmouth.edu
By "raw data", I assume you mean the atomic coordinates. The best
source is likely the Brookhaven Protein Data Bank, which, despite its
name, has several RNA structures in it.
Contact them at pdb at bnl.gov if you need general info on how to used