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Bioinformatics Resources


Note: the links and tools found on this page have been found to be useful in the practice of molecular biology. Listing on this page does not constitute endorsement by the University of Colorado or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries



MFold         

M-Fold

Nucleic Acid folding applications (several)


Phyre protein fold recognition server         

Phyre

Protein fold recognition server


A plasmid Editor (ApE)        

A plasmid Editor (ApE)

Build and maintain a library of your plasmids. Includes tools for restriction enzyme digestion, primer selection, sequence alignment and map drawing.


GENtle         

GENtle

Build and maintain a library of your plasmids, DNA or protein sequences. Includes tools for restriction enzyme digestion, primer selection, PCR simulation, sequence alignment and map drawing.


pDraw32        

pDraw32

Another DNA sequence editor with several different tools; still being upgraded regularly with new functionality being added.


FinchTV         

FinchTV

DNA sequence output reader (trace viewer); allows for export of sequence data as text.


NetPrimer         

NetPrimer

Free and extremely powerful online primer validation tool (requires free login and java runtime environment).


FastPCR         

Fast PCR

Multi-functional piece of free software for designing and vetting primers.


Mendeley         

Mendeley

Free and extremely useful citation manager.


New England Biolabs         

New England Biolabs (NEB)

Very useful, very professional biotech company providing reagents and enzymes for molecular cloning and other molecular applications..


Integrated DNA Technologies         

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)

Biotech company providing custom primer synthesis; they also have several useful primer validation tools.


addgene         

addgene

A non-profit (501(c)3) plasmid and reagent repository; free to depost materials, a fee for ordering materials used to offset the cost of building and maintaining the repository.


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