Conserved RNA Structures (CRSs) in the vertebrate genome

CRS logo We computationally screened the genomes in the UCSC 100-species vertebrate tree for conserved RNA structures (CRSs), leveraging structure-based, rather than sequence-based, alignments. After careful correction for sequence identity and G+C content, we predict 520k human genomic regions containing CRSs. Consult Help for more details.

The CRSs can be viewed in the UCSC genome browser using the UCSC track hub.

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The identification and functional annotation of RNA structures conserved in vertebrates

Seemann SE, Mirza AH, Hansen C, Bang-Berthelsen CH, Garde C, Christensen-Dalsgaard M, Torarinsson E, Yao Z, Workman CT, Pociot F, Nielsen H, Tommerup N, Ruzzo WL, Gorodkin J* Genome Res. 2017 Aug;27(8):1371-1383. Epub 2017 May 9
[ PubMed | Paper | Dataresource | Supplement ]

Release history

The current release is 2.1. For previous versions see below.
Version GENCODE Release date Comments
2.1 Release 25 2020-08-12 Link to RNAcentral . Non-redundant CRSs. R-scape. Selection ratio. Fixed human coordinates. Layout update incl interactive structure and alignment.
2.0 Release 25 2017-02-28 CRS annotation in hg38 and 100-species tree. Version of the Genome Res paper.
1.0 Release 19 2015-09-08 CRS annotation in hg18 and 17-species tree.