Software to read whole genomes?

Bradley K. Sherman bks at
Thu Sep 25 08:07:44 EST 1997

In article <fy6PNKAvhSK0Ew5J at>,
Dr. Duncan Clark <duncan at> wrote:
>Have you ever tried to find base 1,600,000 in a 3,000,000 bases? Is
>their any software out there that will renumber it or a macro for MS
>Word that will do it? 

This is a trivial operation in Perl which gladly finds substrings
of million character strings by pattern or by ordinality.
Perl is freely available and is free.  (


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