Free PCR software

BIOSCI Administrator biohelp at net.bio.net
Wed Dec 21 18:32:06 EST 1994


Aaron Apte wrote:
>Looking for some free PCR software?
>
>We're looking for a few beta test sites ...

Sure looks like commercial use of the newsgroups to this reader.
Please refer to our FAQ excerpted below and refrain from posts like
this in the future.  Thank you.

				Sincerely,

				Dave Kristofferson
				BIOSCI/bionet Manager

				biosci-help at net.bio.net


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