Season’s greetings from the MacVector team

There is no time more fitting to say “Thank You” and to wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a New Year full of health, happiness, and great results from your research. Make sure you put down that pipette and relax , and if you’ve not updated to MacVector 12.7, make sure you take time […]

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101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #24 – Creating Features

This is a tip primarily aimed at new users of MacVector, but may be of interest to anyone who wants better understand the way MacVector handles features. MacVector can create wonderfully detailed graphical maps of a sequence, showing all the points of interest, restriction sites, open reading frames etc. However, each item to be displayed […]

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101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #23 – Viewing Publications

If you ever download sequences from Entrez, or open a GenBank formatted sequence file, you will often see PUBMED entries in the Annotations tab with blue colored numeric IDs; The blue color indicates that this is a link that you can use to retrieve an abstract of the publications. If you double-click on the PUBMED […]

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Removing a restriction site by linearising and religating a plasmid

Being able to remove a restriction site by digesting to linearise a plasmid, Klenow treating then religating the linear fragment is a very useful trick and an often requested feature. This is now possible with the new Cloning Clipboard in MacVector 12.7. select the enzyme recognition site you want to remove Click DIGEST to linearize […]

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