DNA analysis programs

Klaus.Matthaei at ANU.EDU.AU Klaus.Matthaei at ANU.EDU.AU
Thu Mar 3 20:32:04 EST 1994


I have been using MacVector for some years and am reasonably happy with it.

HOWEVER I have recently added Assemblylign (meant to do alignments and
compilations of contigs etc etc for ~$A1,000) to the package and it is very
poor in its ability to align different sequences.  I can sometimes find 40
bases of TOTAL homology between two sequences by eye and the program cannot
do so.  I complained to Stratagene here in Australia about it last year
(October?) and they went to the US distributor.  So far I haven't heard
back from them.  So its not to good a program with poorer backup service.

Cheers, Klaus
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Klaus Matthaei
Gene Targeting
The John Curtin School of Medical Research
The Australian National University
PO Box 334, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
E-mail: Klaus.Matthaei at anu.edu.au

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