RNA flexibility prediction with sequence profile and predicted solvent accessibility.

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Summary of "RNA flexibility prediction with sequence profile and predicted solvent accessibility."

Structural flexibility plays an essential role in many biological processes. B-factor is an important indicator to measure the flexibility of protein or RNA structures. Many methods were developed to predict protein B-factors, but few studies have been done for RNA B-factor prediction. In this paper, we proposed a new method RNAbval to predict RNA B-factors using random forest. The method was developed using a comprehensive set of features, including the sequence profile and predicted solvent accessibility. RNAbval achieved an improvement of 9.2-20.5% over the state-of-the-art method on two benchmark test datasets. The proposed method is available at


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Name: IEEE/ACM transactions on computational biology and bioinformatics
ISSN: 1557-9964


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