Recorded webinar

Exploring non‐coding RNAs in RNAcentral

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RNAcentral is a database of non-coding RNA sequences that provides a unified view of >40 specialised databases. This webinar will give an overview of the data found in RNAcentral as well as the RNAcentral website.

The team will share tips on how to efficiently explore the data using text and sequence similarity search, how to visualise RNA secondary structure, and how to access the bulk data in the FTP archive. More advanced functionality, including the programmatic data access and public Postgres database, will also be discussed.

Join the webinar to also learn what's new in RNAcentral or ask any questions you may have.

Who is this course for?

This webinar is aimed at individuals who would like to learn more about using RNAcentral. No prior knowledge of bioinformatics is required, but undergraduate level knowledge of biology would be useful.


By the end of the webinar you will be able to:

  • Describe the data found in RNAcentral
  • Navigate the RNAcentral website
  • Access data in the RNAcentral FTP archive 

DOI_disc_logo DOI: 10.6019/TOL.RNAcentral-w.2021.00001.1

This webinar took place on 10 February 2021. Please click the 'Watch video' button to view the recording.

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Duration: 00:54:21
10 February 2021
Anna Swan

  • Anna Swan

  • Blake Sweeney
  • Carlos Ribas
  • Anton Petrov

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