Sequencher vs Applied Biosystems

Harry Mangalam mangalam at uci.edu
Wed Nov 24 12:20:30 EST 1993

In article <93322.213551IRVK at MAINE.MAINE.EDU>, Irv Konfield
> We are about to acquire an ABI sequencer and would be greatful for
> perspectives on operating software.  Gene Codes is marketing the
> program Sequencher 2.0; is this package better than the default
> ABI SeqEd package?  Recommendations would be appreciated.

I (and most of the Salk Institute sequencers) think it is; for another
view, see:

The Journal of NIH Research, Vol 5, No 10, p 81-82

Also, for these kind of evaluations, you might check out "Biotechnology
Software", a small, infrequently published, but excellent reference for
this sort of stuff.

As I've mentioned before, one of the advantages to dealing with a small
company is that they can and do respond much more quickly than do the

Harry Mangalam, VCO/Micro+Mol Genetics, Irvine Hall, Coll of Med, UC
Irvine, CA, 92717, Vox:(714) 856-4824, Fax:(714) 725-2118, mangalam at uci.edu

There's no better glory, when it all gets harried, to be laughing in the
midst of it all.   --- Doug and the Slugs ---

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