AceDB as personal/laboratory management system for vectors and constructs?
frist at cc.umanitoba.ca
Thu Apr 1 15:56:25 EST 1999
Piotr Kozbial wrote:
> Do you think it is a good idea to use AceDB to store information about
> plasmids available in one laboratory? What are the pros and cons? How
> many of you are using AceDB this way? Are there any better solutions for
> P.S. Links about AceDB:
> newsgroup bionet.software.acedb (is very quiet)
My lab manages all its plasmids, transgenic plants, constructs, ESTs
etc. using ACeDB. I am quite pleased with ACeDB. I will
say that the critical thing is that at the very beginning of
the process, you put a lot of thought into how you define your objects.
Changing the model for an object is sometimes trivial (eg. if
you want to add an optional tag) but can entail a lot of
work is you modify existing tags.
I have a web site that describes how to create an in-house
ACeDB database, and you can download a sample database. See
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