SeqPup, biosequence editor for Mac/MSWin/XWin test release

Don Gilbert gilbertd at sunflower.bio.indiana.edu
Tue Jul 11 07:21:56 EST 1995

SeqPup, version 0.4 development release, July 1995

SeqPup is a biological sequence editor and analysis program usable on 
the common computer systems including Macintosh,  MS-Windows and X-
Windows.  It includes links to network services and external analysis 

Features include
  multiple sequence alignment editor
  single sequence editor 
  read and write several sequence file formats 
  easy hand alignment features including colored bases and sliding
  automatic multiple sequence alignment thru ClustalW app 
  automatic gel fragment alignment to contigs thru CAP app
  consensus, reverse, complement, degap operations 
  restriction maps
  translate dna to/from protein using various codon tables
  find strings and ORFs
  automatic preference saving
  internet send mail
  internet sequence analysis services by email
  user-definable links to external analysis programs

NOTICE:  This release is still unfinish, and has bugs. Please careful of 
trusting important work to it.  Yet it may be useful to some of you as 

SeqPup is being written by Don Gilbert using DCLAP, a free, portable C++ 
class application framework, founded on the NCBI Toolkit, especially 
it's Vibrant user-interface section written primarily by Jonathan Kans.   
SeqApp/SeqPup was started in 1990 as sequence editor/analysis platform 
on which analysis programs from various sources could be easily 
incorporated into a useable interface.  

You can obtain this release thru anonymous ftp, gopher or http to 
iubio.bio.indiana.edu, in folder /molbio/seqpup.  Versions are available 
for Macintosh, MS Windows, and these Unix/XWindows systems: Sun, SGI, DEC.   
The Internet locators to this software are  

Source code for this software is at 
Comments, bug reports and suggestions for new features are 
very welcome and should be sent via e-mail to 

July 95:  Version 0.4 of SeqPup.  This release includes most of the 
features of its parent, SeqApp, as well as new features and corrections.  
It is the first release for XWindow and usable MSWindows versions. 
Alignment window: shift & slide sequences, copy/cut/paste/undo sequence 
entries among windows; Restriction maps and pretty print output; useable 
child apps for mac, mswin, and unix.  It still contains bugs that cause
the application to fail.

-- d.gilbert--biocomputing--indiana u--bloomington--gilbertd at bio.indiana.edu

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