Genbank search from Mac update

Don Gilbert gilbertd at sunflower.bio.indiana.edu
Sun Sep 8 15:15:51 EST 1991


Version 2 of Genbank Search stack for Macintoshes is 
now available.  This version incorporates requests to
the BLAST search server at genbank.bio.net.

The GenBank Search is a Macintosh Hypercard stack for 
interacting with the computer services of GenBank, the 
molecular biology databank. Computer services from Genbank
at Intelligenetics includes these free search and fetch
services thru electronic mail:

* Searching of the current GenBank databank for similarities 
with a query nucleic acid or protein sequence of yours, and
* Retreival of a sequence in the current GenBank by locus 
name or accession number.

To use this GenBank Search stack, you must have:
--  a Macintosh with Hypercard version 2, and Mac System 6.0.5
or later
-- that Mac needs to be connected to the national Internet 
network, thru an Appletalk or Ethernet cable,
--  your Mac must have the MacTCP communications software, 
and Hypercard version 1.2 or later, from Apple Computer,
--  you must have a valid Internet return mail address. 

GenBank Search stack is available via anonymous FTP from 
	% ftp  FTP.Bio.Indiana.Edu
	Name: anonymous
	password: your_user_name
	ftp> cd molbio/mac 
	ftp> get gbsearch.hqx   
	ftp> bye
This file is a binhex encoding of a stuffit archive of the 
stack.

-- Don

Don Gilbert                                      gilbert at bio.indiana.edu
biocomputing office, biology dept., indiana univ., bloomington, in 47405
IUBio archive for molecular and general biology -- ftp.bio.indiana.edu
      CERFnet award for excellence in networked applications, 1991
-- 
Don Gilbert                                     gilbert at bio.indiana.edu
biocomputing office, biology dept., indiana univ., bloomington, in 47405




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