In article <1992Feb23.222253.29380 at midway.uchicago.edu> pmb2 at quads.uchicago.edu
(Peter Bell) writes:
>Hello, I am thinking about investing in some software for the Mac to analyze
>binding kinetics of a radiolabeled toxin to its receptor at equilibrium, etc.
>>I have just come across the "biosoft news" and it mentions several programs.
>all are expensive, so I thought I would see if anyone out ther has much ex-
>perience with them, or can reccommend others:
>>"Kinetic, EBDA, Ligand and Lowry" This is a Mac (or PS/2) implementation of
>the routines described in J. Pharm. Methods 14:213 (1985), and the routines
>themselves are available free as far as I know, so I am paying 300 for someone
>to port them onto a Mac for me? Is there a cheaper or ftp-able implementation
>of this out there anywhere?
>>"Assayzap" Universal assay calculator for RIA, ELISA, IRMA, etc...
>upper limit of 2000 points total; looks like the heart here may be the J
>Pharm Methods routines as well. However, also looks somewhat more flexible,
>and will take automated input from a variety of instruments. Not cheap--400.
>>"UltraFit" Flexible weighting, flexible equation editing, at the cheap end of
>the spectrum at 300.
>>The other big option would be to buy softpc, partition the harddrive and
>10 or 15 M to the PC ware that is available for all this. How well does
>work with scientific applications? Any experience?
>>Ok, I need to run now, but if there is interest I will post a summary once I
>have a few replies.
>>Thanks very much,
I don't know too much about these programs but you might look at
Macligand and Endocytosis for the Mac.
They're on the EMBL fileserver and probably at ftp.bio.indiana.edu
Chris_Upton at darwin.biochem.ualberta.ca