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hair pins! - (Jan/03/2002 )

is there a software that predicts the formation of hairpins and gives information on their thermdynamic staibility?

-in search of-

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.
Enough said.


Try the website They might have what you need.

Sam Brilliant
Ph.D. Rescue Team
A Division of DSTF-Global

-Sam Brilliant-

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/ (Michael Zuker's at Washington Univ.)