In article <29082 at dog.ee.lbl.gov> veklerov at spindle.ee.lbl.gov (eugene veklerov) writes:
>I am trying to locate the existing software packages for sequence assembly.
>The package we are currently using is XDAP. There are 2 other similar
>packages made by private companies, but they are not available on the Sun.
>I also know that the Baylor College of Medicine is in the process of
>writing such a package.
>>Does anyone know if there are other similar software packages available
>on the Sun?
>I don't know if it's exactly what you're looking for but you may want to
take a look at GDE (kudos to Steve Smith), which does many things - including
contig assembly. There are versions of GDE for Sun Sparcstations, DECStations,
You can get GDE by gopher or anonymous ftp.
Point you gopher client at merlot.welch.jhu.edu
select the following directories:
--> 2. FTP Sites For Biology/
--> 18. GDE (Genetic Data Environment) (Harvard)/
FTP: anonymous ftp to golgi.harvard.edu.
Best of luck,
danj at welchgate.welch.jhu.edu