Windows port of contig assembly program

Neil Saunders neil.saunders at unsw.edu.au
Wed Aug 30 20:31:46 EST 2000


> Does anyone have any idea whether contig assembly programs like CAP has
been
> ported to Windows or not?

CAP is available with various Windows software (eg BioEdit from
http://www.mbio.ncsu.edu/RNaseP/info/programs/BIOEDIT/page1.html), but it
runs as a "DOS box", or whatever the Win2K equivalent is called.  CodonCode
(http://www.phrap.com/) have a 30 uses trial version of Phred/Phrap and a
commercial version.  If you're dealing with a lot of sequence (eg genome
assembly), you'll need a reasonably powerful PC.

A commercial port of Staden for Windows is supposed to be on the way-anyone
have news on this?

Neil Saunders

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