RNA Comparative Analysis Software Tools 3.0

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Released: Aug 19, 2010
Updated: Aug 31, 2010 by kjdoshi
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Release Notes

RNA Comparative Analysis Software Tools Version 3.0

Note: If you installed CATUI 3.5 via clickonce before 8/26 or rCAD 1.5 before 8/27, you will need to uninstall and reinstall to update to CATUI 3.51 & rCAD 1.5.1 respectively.

Note: The RNA Comparative Analysis Software Tools are provided as is, without any warranty.

The RNA Comparative Analysis Software tools consist of:

RNA Comparative Analysis Database (rCAD) Comparative Analysis Toolkit User Interface (CATUI)
  • Current Version: CATUI 3.51.
  • Can be installed standalone.

Minimum Installation Prerequisites:
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows Server
  • .NET Framework 3.5, SP1 (rCAD Utilities) and .NET Framework 4.0 (CATUI)
  • rCAD: SQL Server 2008 Express Edition
  • 4GB Memory

CATUI Version 3.51.00 (Back to Top)

  • Note: The CATUI is not currently functional for sequence alignment editing work, but is functional for sequence alignment visualization.
  • CATUI installation is now via Clickonce from Codeplex
  • CATUI 3.5 Documentation is integrated in the application, access with the F1 key or from Help menu.

CATUI 3.51 Data Sets:
Design Highlights over CATUI 3.0
  • CATUI Alignment Viewer
    • Support for AE2 format.
  • CATUI Secondary Structure Editor
    • Support for RNA Secondary Structures in the following formats
      • BPSeq
      • CT
      • XRNA
      • RNAml (with extensions to support 2-D rendering properties such as colors and fonts)
      • Strml (Gutell Lab RNA Secondary Structure Model format)
    • Linked Navigation between Secondary Structure View and Alignment View when Sequence Alignment and Structure Model are in an rCAD database (version 1.5).
    • Secondary Structure Diagram generation via templating when Sequence Alignment and Template Structure Model are in an rCAD database (version 1.5).
    • Exporting a diagram to all supported Structure Model formats.

rCAD Reference Implementation Version 1.51.00 (Back to Top)

  • The rCAD Utilities are provided as 32bit and 64bit binaries.
  • The rCAD Reference Implementation is the rCAD database and a set of software utilities (rCAD Utilities) for creating and maintaining rCAD database instances.
  • The SQL queries for the rCAD database schema are within the documentation attached to this release.
  • rCAD Reference Implementation Discussion Thread is available here

rCAD Datasets:
Installing the Reference Implementation:
rCAD Utilities:

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