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Program for mapping primers to gene - diagram maker, visualize - (Mar/23/2009 )

Hi.

I was using vector NTI (from invitrogen) to map out my primers to genes. I could visually see the gene (exon, intron, whatever I want to mark) and below I could see the sequence.

Then, then evil corporation invitrogen :) started charging for vector NTI (and charging alot!). I guess everyone's gotta make buck, but now I can't even access the dang files!

Anyway, is there another program I could use to do similar 'mapping'? Or a gene diagram maker that I could mark, or something? Bioedit (I just got it, haven't quite figured out if it can do what I need or not)? Anything?

-MKR-

If you have version 10 of vector NTI, then the registration should continue to function. If you have a look at the site and/or contact your local Invitrogen rep, they should be able to help.

They are becoming a bit of an evil empire with regards to their stuff now.

-bob1-

Yeah, but my licence expired and they aren't renewing. That's why I'm looking for something else.

Anyone have any ideas. I'm getting a little tired going through all these different old programs - surely someone is using something out there?

bob1 on Mar 23 2009, 04:53 PM said:

If you have version 10 of vector NTI, then the registration should continue to function. If you have a look at the site and/or contact your local Invitrogen rep, they should be able to help.

They are becoming a bit of an evil empire with regards to their stuff now.

-MKR-

SnapGene Viewer (free for Mac and Windows) has a great interface for displaying primers aligned to a reference sequence:

http://www.snapgene.com/products/snapgene_viewer/

It will open Vector NTI .gb and .ma4 files.

-bglick-

https://babakmemari.wordpress.com/2012/04/28/dna-analysis-software/

-memari-