General musings from the MacVector team about sequence analysis, molecular biology, the Mac in general and of course your favorite sequence analysis app for the Mac!

Monthly Archives: November 2012

101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #22 – Aligning Primers To A Reference Sequence

There are a number of different ways that you can find the potential binding locations of primers on a sequence using MacVector. You can use the Quicktest Primer function, or create a Primer database and scan for potential primer binding sites using the Analyze | Nucleic Acid Subsequence analysis algorithm. You can also use the […]

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MacVector 12.7 is now out.

We’re pleased to announce that MacVector 12.7 has just been released. The most exciting new feature is the Cloning Clipboard. We’ve had a lot of user requests over the past few years for help with designing cloning operations and the user feedback we had during the beta testing of MacVector 12.7 makes us think we’ve […]

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101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #21 – MacVector Free

MacVector Free is a version on MacVector that provides many of MacVector’s most popular functions completely free of charge. This is a new feature of MacVector that we introduced with the latest MacVector 12.7 version. Here’s how to get it – simply register for the fully functional 21-day time-limited trial version and install the trial […]

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101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #20 – Customizable Toolbars

This is more of a Mac OS X tip than anything specific to MacVector. However, it does come up again and again and it illustrates just one way that MacVector is tightly integrated into the Apple operating system. If you right-click on the toolbar of any MacVector window, a drop down menu will appear (ctrl-click […]

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