Name Scarna
Aliases None

"Stem Candidate Aligner for RNA (Scarna) is a fast, convenient tool for structural alignment of a pair of RNA sequences. It aligns two RNA sequences and calculates the similarities of them, based on the estimated common secondary structures. It works even for pseudoknotted secondary structures."

Type Tool
Main Institutes of management "Computational Biology Research Center (CBRC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)"
Country of the Institute Japan
URL of the site -
Interface GUI


Input example

"RNA structure prediction, database search and drawing tool are available by clicking the links or Web Services tab in top page."

common secondary structures | RNA | alignment
Amount of the all data for download(Mbyte) | Method to obtain the all data. -|None
External resources (databases) in building the product. None
Data type RNA
Biological species in the main concern
All species
Conditions of use None
Frequency of updates (in last two years) 0
Last date of updates (date of confirmation) 0000/00/00 (2019/07/05)
Main IDs used in the products -
How to make a link to get access to each IDs. -
external databases to which this database/tool have links


Published papers (PubMed IDs)


Operational Status