PC sequence alignment program

Francois Jeanmougin pingouin at crystal.u-strasbg.fr
Thu Feb 25 08:03:39 EST 1999

In article <sc4d82yhdl3.fsf at fes6.sanger.ac.uk>,
	Keith James <kdj at fes6.sanger.ac.uk> writes:
> If you want low cost/free for small numbers of sequences try Chromas
> to view ABI traces (http://www.technelysium.com.au/chromas.html) and
> then ClustalX for multiple alignments. You may find that ClustalX
> reads ABI directly, but I've a feeling it doesn't.

	It doesn't. Also it is designed to align phylogenetically realted
sequence and not to build a sequencing project. Clustal is really not the
solution to build sequence contigs.

> Low cost for doing the whole thing, Staden package. Used to be about
> £100 for an academic licence. It's very well featured but you'll need
> to run it via Exceed (or similar) from a Linux (or other Unix) box to
> get it on your Windows PC.

	This is probably a better solution. In fact, gap4 IS the more
powerfull and reliable tool to make such work. And it is now at really low
cost due to a new licence.


gap4 is the programm from Staden package that do contig building. There are
lot of other goodies in the package.
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