Gene-structure prediction based on spliced alignments of transcript sequences.



The joint main contributors of this project are Yuri Pirola ( and Raffaella Rizzi (
The pipeline has been designed and developed under the supervision of Gianluca Della Vedova ( and Paola Bonizzoni (

Additional contributors

We would like to thank Marcello Varisco for his contribution in the PIntron development.


This research is supported in part by FAR MIUR 60% grant “Algorithmic methods and combinatorial structures in Bioinformatics” (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca) and grant “Dote ricerca applicata” 21_ARA (FSE, Regione Lombardia).


PIntron is distributed under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL), either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

PIntron is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Third-party components

PIntron uses the following open source software: