Soliciting Comments on Sequence Analysis Software
Richard R. Hardy
hardy at mighty.fccc.edu
Sun Nov 6 18:40:19 EST 1994
In article <ngsee-041194145357 at wks80_217.civich.ottawa.on.ca>,
ngsee at waffle.civich.ottawa.on.ca (John Ngsee) wrote:
> In article <3994qu$ao9 at lastactionhero.rs.itd.umich.edu>, jddecker at umich.edu
> (Jim Decker) wrote:
> > I am soliciting comments on sequence analysis software that is personal
> > computer based. We are currently using GCG on the vax and find it
> > quite cumbersome and overall difficult to use. I have sent away for a
> > thirty day trial of the Intelligenetics PC/Gene. I can use either a
> > MAC or Dos-Windows format.
> > Thanks for your help.
> I am satisfied with MacVector from IBI. It's easy to use and comes with a
> sequence assembly program. You can also subscribe to protein/nucleic acid
> database called Entrez on CD-ROM from NCBI (cost about $80-100 per year
> with 6 upgrades per year).
Another vote for MacVector. Used it for about 3 years now. The
PCR/primer design feature (added in last upgrade) is a big plus for me.
Member, Institute for Cancer Research,
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
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