A graphical sequence editor for working with structural alignments of RNA.

The software is now available: Version 1.37 (2007-10-25)
Complete package: sarse-1.37.tar.gz


For usage of the editor please cite:
Semiautomated improvement of RNA alignments E. S. Andersen, A. Lind-Thomsen, B. Knudsen, S. E. Kristensen, J. H. Havgaard, E. Torarinsson, N. Larsen, C. Zwieb, P. Sestoft, J. Kjems and J. Gorodkin, RNA 13:1850-1859, 2007.


  • Basic alignment editing.
  • Split view.
  • Unlimited undo/redo across sessions.
  • Embedded alignment analysis tools e.g. RNAdbtools, pfold, pcluster.
  • Extendable with your own commandline tools.
  • Interactive overview function.
  • Support for fasta, wide-text and column formats.

Comments, questions, etc., email webmaster@sarse.ku.dk.

Last updated November 5th, 2007 by E. S. Andersen, A. Lind-Thomsen and J. Gorodkin