Ariadne: Database search for RNA identification using tandem mass spectrometry data


Ariadne is a web-based database search service for the identification of RNAs and their post-transcriptional modifications using tandem mass spectrometry data.

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If you include results from Ariadne in a publication, please cite the Ariadne paper.

Video Tutorials

Demo Data

You can browse search results of our published data including ribosomal RNA, transfer RNA, microRNA and other non-coding RNAs

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MS/MS Search

Searching an RNA sequence database (up to 20MB) with post-transcriptional modifications using up to 20MB of MS/MS data in Mascot generic format (MGF). A search result is not stored in the server.
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For Registered User

The registered user can browse search results afterward. Contact the Ariadne Development Team via e-mail to get your user ID.

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Tools for RNA MS

Nucleic Acid Mass Calculator: calculating mass values of a nucleic acid, its RNase digests and their CID fragments from given sequence(s).