In article <2kvjuj$af2 at mserv1.dl.ac.uk> Jeroen Coppieters <jecop at gengenp.rug.ac.be> writes:
>I vaguely remember reading about a program capable of recogizing tRNA
>genes when fed with genomic DNA sequences.
>Is such a program available in GCG?
>Or does anyone know of such a program in public domain?
>We would prefer unix software.
We use an excellent program called tRNAscan:
Identification of tRNA genes in genomic DNA.
Fichant and Burks, J. Mol. Biol. (1991) 220:659-671.
I have compiled and used it on SunOS (UNIX) without any problems.
The users guide says:
"The source code program has been tested on a SUN4 running under UNIX."
but I imagine it should compile without problems on other platforms.
Send an email message with the word
as the only text to:
bioserve at temin.lanl.gov
and you will get further instructions on how to get this program.
E-mail: tim at bch.umontreal.ca
Snail Mail: Departement de biochimie Phone: (514) 343-6111, x5149
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