Melting computes, for a nucleic acid duplex, the enthalpy and entropy of the helix-coil transition, and then its melting temperatures. Three types of hybridisation are possible: DNA/DNA, DNA/RNA, and RNA/RNA. The program uses the method of nearest-neighbors. The set of thermodynamic parameters can easily be changed, for instance following an experimental breakthrough.
DocumentationUser manual included and available in HTML format from http://www.ebi.ac.uk/compneur-srv/melting/melting5-doc/melting.html
This is a GNU package:melting
released on 2 November 2011
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|GPLv2orlater||Andrew Engelbrecht||31 January 2001|
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