[Bionews] Unipro UGENE v1.6 is released

Mikhail Fursov via bionews%40net.bio.net (by mike.fursov from gmail.com)
Thu Dec 24 00:42:57 EST 2009

Unipro UGENE is a free opensource and multiplatform software tool for
molecular biologists.

Version 1.6 new plugins:

    * Phylip plugin for building phylogenetic trees. Based on original
Phylip 3.6 package .
          o Neighbor Joining algorithm;
          o Phylogenetic trees visualization;
          o Integration with Multiple Alignment Editor.

    * Distributed computing in UGENE
          o Support for launching HMMER 3, Smith-Waterman, MUSCLE
tasks on remote machines.
          o Remote tasks support;

New features and bug fixes:

    * Search for tandem repeats added introduced in Repeat Finder
    * Project files transferability support;
    * "Export project" feature;
    * Remote databases interaction: NCBI, PDB, Swiss Prot;
    * BioStruct3D plugin: anaglyph stereo mode;
    * and a lot more...

Prebuilt packages for different platforms and complete source code is
available here: http://ugene.unipro.ru/download.html

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