Primer design on Mac?
cherry at frodo.mgh.harvard.edu
Mon Jul 8 16:41:26 EST 1991
In article <534 at nwnexus.WA.COM>, farrah at nwnexus.WA.COM (Theresa Farrah) writes...
>A while ago someone inquired on this group about software
>for designing oligonucleotide PCR primers on the IBM PC.
>I would like to make the same inquiry, but for the Macintosh.
>I am interested in all available software, from PD/freeware
>to commercial products. I will post a summary of responses.
> -- Terry Farrah, Immunex Corp. (farrah at nwnexus.wa.com)
> 51 University St. Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 587-0430
A program called Primer is available via anonymous ftp from
genome.wi.edu, thats at the Whitehead Institute in Cambridge, Mass. What
is available via ftp is the C source which runs nicely under Unix or VMS.
Macintosh, IBM-PC, and Sun executibles are available. Note the Macintosh
version is not a Macintosh interface, rather its just a TTY window on the
Macintosh and looks just like the Unix, PC, or VMS versions. A complete
manual is also available.
For all the information retrieve the readme.asc file from the
/distribution/primer.0.4 directory. This file tells all about whats
available and how to get a Macintosh copy. This is not public domain and
there is a license to be signed, no commercial use is allowed. See the
readme.asc file for details.
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