How to use IRESPred?

  1. Obtain the complete 5'UTR sequence of the query gene using any of the publicily available resources. IRES is a 5'UTR characteristic. Please ensure that the input sequence is a 5'UTR.

  2. The input sequence(s) should be in FASTA format. Please refer the provided sample file. The sequence(s) can be submitted either by pasting them in a textarea or by uploading a text file.

  3. You can submit DNA or RNA sequence.

  4. Make sure that the sequence does not contain any ambigious characters.

  5. The output page will provide above described features computed for input sequence(s) for download along with prediction either as "Potential IRES" or "No IRES predicted".