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RNAstructure Installation and Overview
Version 6.4

RNAstructure is a product of the Mathews Lab, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Continued development of RNAstructure is made possible by the support of NIH grant R01GM076485.

How to Install the Pre-Built Packages:

Installation Instructions for Linux Systems
Step-by-step instructions detailing how to install theRNAstructure package on Linux systems.
Installation Instructions for Macintosh Systems
Step-by-step instructions detailing how to install the RNAstructure package on Macintosh systems.
Installation Instructions for Windows Systems
Step-by-step instructions detailing how to install the RNAstructure package on Windows systems.

Other Help Instructions:

Building Instructions
Guide to building the programs in the RNAstructure repository.
Building Requirements
Guide to external programs or variables necessary to build the RNAstructure repository tools.
Cleaning the Repository
Important information about how the RNAstructure repository conducts cleaning operations.
A complete list of components of the RNAstructure software package, including references to the literature.
A list of people who contributed to the code base of RNAstructure.
Interfaces Summary
A detailed summary of each interface in the RNAstructure repository, including name, location, and building commands.
Descriptions of the libraries that are built by the RNAstructure repository.
Detailed descriptions about how each of the Makefiles in the RNAstructure repository work.
Object Files
Important information about object file creation when building the text interfaces and Java GUI in the RNAstructure repository.
Python Library
A guide to using RNAstructure in Python.
Repository Organization
Details on how the RNAstructure repository is organized.
Running the RNAstructure JAVA GUI
Special considerations to be aware of when attempting to run the JAVA GUI.
Thermodynamic Parameter Tables
Information about the thermodynamic parameter tables.
Update History
History of changes and updates to the RNAstructure repository.