Release 4 of Artemis - a DNA sequence annotation tool

Kim Rutherford kmr+news at sanger.ac.uk
Mon Nov 20 08:44:26 EST 2000

Release 4 of Artemis is now available.  Artemis is a free DNA
sequence viewer and annotation tool which is capable of reading and
writing complete EMBL and Genbank entries.

As usual there have been many small bug fixes and improvements, most
of which are upwardly compatible.  A full list of changes is here:

More information about Artemis is available here:



  Artemis is a free DNA sequence viewer and annotation tool that
  allows visualization of sequence features and the results of
  analyses within the context of the sequence, and its six-frame
  translation.  Artemis is written in Java, and is available for
  UNIX, Macintosh or MS Windows systems. It can read complete EMBL
  and GENBANK database entries or sequence in FASTA or raw
  format. Extra sequence features can be in EMBL, GENBANK or GFF

Artemis distribution

  Artemis is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public
  License, hence it is freely available for use by any one for any

Further Information

  More information about Artemis is available at our web site:
  It contains documentation, screenshots, download and installation

Mailing list

  We welcome contributions to Artemis and suggestions for new
  features. An email discussion list has been set up for this
  purpose. To join, send a message to 'majordomo at sanger.ac.uk' with
  'subscribe artemis' in the body (not the subject).  Announcements
  will also be sent to this list.


  The development of Artemis is funded by the Wellcome Trust's
  Beowulf Genomics initiative, through its support of the Pathogen
  Sequencing Unit.

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