The Mfold Web Server

The mfold Web Server

The mfold web server is one of the oldest web servers in computational molecular biology.

  • It has been in continuous operation since the fall of 1995 when it was introduced at Washington University's School of Medicine.
  • It operated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from October 2000 to November 5, 2010, when it was relocated to the RNA Institute web site.
  • As of the relocation date, an article describing it that was published in the first web server issue of Nucleic Acids Research in July 2003 had been cited 2893 times.
  • In October 2005, in-cites ranked this article number 3 in a list of 103 "super hot papers" in science published since 2003.