Which sequence analysis package?

Frances Hannan Zoology flh at mbfs.bio.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jan 7 08:43:05 EST 1994


me28tl at sdcc12.ucsd.edu (tzu-ping lin) writes:

>Hi, everyone.  We are currently using PCGene from IntelliGenetics
>and Beckman Gelmate to digitize sequencing gels and do sequence
>analysis.  The digitizer is old and not working well and the
>program is very difficult to use.  We are considering purchasing
>a new package.  We are considering MacDNAsis from Hitachi and
>GeneWorks (or new PC Gene) from Intelligenetics.  Does anyone
>have any experience with either of these systems?  We need a
>system that's easy to enter sequence from gels and easy to use.

>Any suggestions welcome.  Also, we have both Mac (LC III) and PCs
>(386 and 486 varieties) in the lab.  Which one do you think is 
>a better machine for sequence analysis in terms of hours power,
>ease of use, etc.  Thanks.

>Tzu-Ping Lin, UCSD Caner Center
>AOL: tpl at aol.com
>CIS: 72647.345 at compuserve.com

I would also be interested in the answers to these questions. 
Especially the choice between Mac/PC as I am trying to decide
the same thing.

Frances Hannan
AFRC LMS, Zoology, Cambridge
flh at mbfs.bio.cam.ac.uk




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