drawing a map

Bernard P. Murray, PhD bpmurray*STUFFER* at socrates.ucsf.edu
Wed Mar 10 22:04:57 EST 1999

In article <7c67qa$bg7 at gazette.bcm.tmc.edu>, pburch at mbcr.bcm.tmc.edu
(Paula Burch) wrote:

> Given a 30 kb region of genomic DNA, and sequence start and stop info
> on dozens of different exons that are of specific interest within this
> sequence, what's the easiest way to draw a quick picture showing
> visually just where all of these exons are, with labels?
> This is quite different from exon prediction. We already know where
> the sequences of interest are - we need a summary to which we can
> easily refer. Drawing a map either by hand or with the computational
> tools I know takes a huge amount of time, though. Is there an existing
> tool to make it quick and easy? 

I don't know if this is quite what you mean but when I
had to do this I used a plasmid drawing program in
"linear" mode and used a "gene" or "insert" to
represent each exon.  Its been a while so I can't
remember exactly which program I used.
Bernard P. Murray, PhD
Dept. Cell. Mol. Pharmacol., UCSF, San Francisco, USA

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