Q: Primer design: Is there a source of statistical base distributions in genomes?

BCRUBIN at weizmann.weizmann.ac.il BCRUBIN at weizmann.weizmann.ac.il
Sun Aug 27 08:09:22 EST 1995

I am going to submit a paper very soon that would show Genbank is most adequat
representative of a genome for primer design.
  I hope to describe this work in a virtual reality seminar in biomoo, open to
all thorough the internet.
Eitan Rubin the 3rd                                                           *
* Plant genetics                                                              *
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In article <41ifod$7na at crl8.crl.com>
sunger at crl.com (Stefan Unger) writes:
>The MAC program RightPrimer already does this and is very reasonably
>priced.  Send mailing address if you would like information.  I am a dealer.
>Wolfgang Schechinger
>(u7k0201 at sunmail.lrz-muenchen.de) wrote: : Hello everyone!
>: Primer sequences should only match to the targetted sequence. That sounds simple, but how to
>: prove it? OK, you can search the GenBank for another match, but the GenBank yet is not complete
>: (will it ever be?). I have heard about a method by mathematically deriving the probabilities of
>: certain sequences from the real distribution of small fragments (e.g dimers, tetramers or
>: hexamers) in a genome.
>: To compile these data sets I suppose there's a need of much workspace and machine capacity.
>: Thus I would like to know if this approach makes sense and is really neccessary and, if so,
>: if there already exists some data on the issue - where may it be found?
>: Thank you for your help!
>: Please email your posting, too.
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