RNAsamba is a tool for computing the coding potential of RNA sequences using a neural network classification model. It can be used to identify mRNAs and lncRNAs without relying on database searches. For details of RNAsamba's methods, check the Theory section or read our article.

Web version

RNAsamba can be used through a minimal web interface that is freely available online.

Source code

RNAsamba is an open source package distributed under the GPL-3.0 license. Its source code can be found in the GitHub repository. The source code of the web version is also available in GitHub.


Camargo, A. P., Sourkov, V., Pereira, G. A. G. & Carazzolle, M. F.. "RNAsamba: neural network-based assessment of the protein-coding potential of RNA sequences" NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics 2, lqz024 (2020).