sequence analysis apps for home...

Francis Durst francis.durst at bota-ulp.u-strasbg.fr
Wed Nov 24 12:24:19 EST 1999


In article <383A3ABF.679254FE at home.com> Harry Mangalam <mangalam at home.com> writes:
>From: Harry Mangalam <mangalam at home.com>
>Subject: Re: sequence analysis apps for home...
>Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1999 22:57:03 -0800

>This has probably been answered, but here are some of my choices...
>It depends on what you want to do of course, but if you want teh most bang
>for very little buck, yo umight try:

>For Mac: DNAStrider 1.3 - $200  from it's author, Christian Marck [ +
>clustalx].  It's relatively old, it's somewhat limited in what it can do,
>but for plasmid maps and basic sequence analysis / pattern matching, it
>can't be beat for ease of use; I suspect more sequence has been processed
>by Strider than by any other program short of BLAST.

>For win32, DNATools [+ GeneDoc] is about your only choice for a cheap
>platform.
>There was another app like DNATools mentioned here not too long ago, out of
>North Carolina, but I can't for the life of me remember its name...

... This is probably BioEdit. It is found at 
http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/users/t/tahall2/pub/bioedit.html, does a lot of 
thing, a bit like a SeqPup that wouldn't crash so often. And the author, Tom 
Hall, is very responsive to reasonable suggetions for additions, new functions 
etc..

Francis





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