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Anders Gorm Pedersen gorm at cbs.dtu.dk
Tue Sep 26 02:49:56 EST 2000

"Sharon R. Minnerath" wrote:
> [...]
> Do I need to go to a Unix Platform?  I would have access to a UNIX
> system (Phap/Phred) for about $500.00 per year.
> Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you in
> advance.

Although I hate to admit it, I've found Seqman from the DNAstar
lasergene package to be very useful for this type of analysis. It's
available for Windows and Mac:


Unfortunately it's extraordinarily expensive.......

PHRED/PHRAP are very good programs used by many large-scale sequencing
centers. They are also available for Windows and Mac (in addition to


I don't know what they cost but I suspect they're also kind of

Best regards,

 Anders Gorm Pedersen, cand.scient., Ph.D.  (gorm at cbs.dtu.dk)

 Center for Biological Sequence Analysis
 Technical University of Denmark
 Bldg 208, DK-2800 Lyngby, Denmark

 phone: (+45) 45 25 24 84
 fax:   (+45) 45 93 15 85

 Web: http://www.cbs.dtu.dk/gorm/

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