Primer management

Chang Zhu czhu at
Tue Jan 27 20:42:41 EST 2004

Hi Christiaan,

You may also try PrimerBase 2.0 (included in BioToolKit 300). It
allows you to search with keywords and with sequence (if you forget a
primer's name) as well as export to text files. It is almost free. The
program can be downloaded at


Duncan Clark <junk@[]> wrote in message news:<TYd$wsIaYQEAFApi@[]>...
> Historians believe that in newspost 
> <400FA579.DB8D63EF at> on Thu, 22 Jan 2004, 
> Christiaan Karreman <karreman at> penned the 
> following literary masterpiece:
> >Go to:
> >
> >
> >
> >look in the manual how primers can be ordered/tested/managed and used for
> >mapping.
> >
> >
> >Christiaan
> Hi Christiaan,
>  From a quick scan it looks very neat and amazingly, freeware :-))
> Is there an import for say existing primers and possibly more 
> importantly the ability the export the primer database (i.e. say name, 
> sequence, gene, concn. etc.) as a tab delimited, comma delimited file or 
> a.n.other.
> Regardless of backups and your updating of the program, if the worst 
> comes to the worst, having an exported database list in a common format 
> would give me less sleepless nights.
> I have a number of different programs and as you found it gets to be a 
> pain not being able to integrate everything, so your program looks very 
> very attractive. I will have a long read this weekend.
> Duncan

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