rmelting: R Interface to MELTING 5 logo

Version : 1.7.1; License: GPL-2|GPL-3
Aravind, J.1 and Krishna, G. K.2
  1. Division of Germplasm Conservation, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi
  2. Division of Crop Physiology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi


R interface to the MELTING 5 program (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/biomodels-static/tools/melting/) to compute melting temperatures of nucleic acid duplexes along with other thermodynamic parameters.


The package can be installed from Bioconductor as follows.

if (!"BiocManager" %in% rownames(installed.packages())) 

The development version can be installed from github as follows.

if (!require('devtools')) install.packages('devtools')

Detailed tutorial

For a detailed tutorial on how to used this package type:

browseVignettes(package = 'rmelting')

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Citing rmelting

To cite the methods in the package use:


To cite the R package 'rmelting' in publications use:

  Aravind, J. and Krishna, G. K. (2021).  rmelting: R Interface to
  MELTING 5. R package version 1.7.1,

A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is

    title = {rmelting: R Interface to MELTING 5},
    author = {J. Aravind and G. K. Krishna},
    year = {2021},
    note = {R package version 1.7.1},
    note = {https://aravind-j.github.io/rmelting/},

This free and open-source software implements academic research by the
authors and co-workers. If you use it, please support the project by
citing the package.