JIM Quick Start

JIM Quick Start

What is it? Java Interface for miRanda (JIM) is a graphical user interface for the miRanda algorithm.  MiRanda is a prediction tool for microRNA targets and JIM presents the large amount of miRanda results in an easy to read, easy to analyze format.
JIPS is an efficient tool for performing repeated InterProScans on large batches of protein sequences, tracking and viewing search results, and mining the collected data.
How do I get started? JIM can be accessed for free at www.virology.ca.

  1. Select JIM from the VBRC Tools drop-down menu (top left of the page) or Click here to go directly to the JIM page.
  2. Click the Launch Program button. JIM will be downloaded to your computer and Java Web Start will automatically start the program.

What next? The main JIM window (below) will appear. From here you can select which viral database you wish to query.

Once you have selected Browse Virus/Organism the following screen opens:

Alert window:

The following window will open, showing results grouped in easy to understand categories.

Once you have selected your hits categories and organism, you can view the selected hits in the JIM interactive table: