DNA Alignment Software

A. John Watson watson_j at bms.com
Sat Feb 24 12:52:59 EST 1996


In article <dturner-0802961153550001 at hal-quadra.fhcrc.org>,
dturner at fred.fhcrc.org (Dave Turner) wrote:

>  In article <yasuhito-2901961658480001 at surg2_111.m.ehime-u.ac.jp>,
>  yasuhito at m.ehime-u.ac.jp (Yasuhito Abe) wrote:
>  
>  >Dear Netters,
>  >I would like to get information on the alignment software for DNA
>  >using MacOS.  Would someone please tell me the best ones?
>  >Of course, I prefer free ones.
> 
> Another NOT FREE program is DNASTAR  About 1 1/2 years ago I reveiwaed all
> the commercial packages and DNASTAR  had the best multiple sequence
> alignment (by far).  It has great options for displaying the alignments
> and highlighting what you want.  Unfortunately it is not cheep.

I concur.  The DNAStar program is called MegAlign and it works quite well.

Cheers,

AJW

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John Watson
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
watson_j at bms.com
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