hair pins! - (Jan/03/2002 )
is there a software that predicts the formation of hairpins and gives information on their thermdynamic staibility?
yes... such as Oligo 4.0
Try netprimer, a free java applet available from
It will predict Tm, Hairpins and primer dimer formation
Vector NTI Suite.
Try the website hyper.com. They might have what you need.
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If you need it to design a primer, then use other folk's replies. However, if you are looking for an RNA folding software, goto http://mfold/wustl.edu/~folder/rna/form3.cgi (Michael Zuker's at Washington Univ.)