RDP Expert Database

RDP (Ribosomal Database Project) provides quality-controlled, aligned and annotated rRNA sequences and a suite of analysis tools.


  • 6,095 distinct sequences from 2,487 organisms contributed to RNAcentral
  • the shortest sequence has 1,337 nucleotides, the longest 1,600
  • the average length is 1,535 nucleotides

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URS000064300F, URS00006FBF68, URS000070C439

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Ribosomal Database Project: data and tools for high throughput rRNA analysis.
Cole J.R., Wang Q., Fish J.A., Chai B., McGarrell D.M., Sun Y., Brown C.T., Porras-Alfaro A., Kuske C.R., Tiedje J.M. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan;42(Database issue):D633-42

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