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Updated Gateway Restriction Enzyme file

Here’s an updated restriction enzyme file for Gateway cloning with MacVector. Tweet

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MacVector and upgrading to Lion.

The latest version of OS X, Lion, has been out for a few weeks and it’s a great operating system. MacVector 12 has been tested and although not yet officially supported, it works great.. Nonetheless even though we’ve not yet come across any issues we are committed to fixing bugs. So if you are running […]

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Lunch in honor of Pei-Li Li’s visit to Raleigh

It was nice to meet Pei-Li Li, our Asian/Pacific Representative finally!  We had  lunch in exciting downtown Raleigh, even showed him the big acorn!  Guess which person was really not there. Tweet

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My first child shall be called MacVector

Check out this blog post! We’d love to meet the Genomic Repairman and thank him for his glowing testimonial. I would also add that PC users won’t be SOL for long. MacVector4Windows is in the pipeline. Tweet

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ANOTHER NOVEMBER SPECIAL OFFER: Buy or upgrade MacVector and receive Assembler for free…..

Quite a few users have asked why we are only having an offer to upgrade old network licenses rather than any licenses. We do not want to upset people and so we’re allowing anybody who upgrades a standard license in November to receive a free copy of Assembler when they do so. We’re also being […]

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Error 500 when installing MacVector

With some operating systems buying a new computer can mean days migrating all your data and applications over. However, with OS X the Apple Migration Utility almost completely removes the hassle and the pleasure of your new Mac is not diluted by the pain of migration! However, this utility is not perfect and sometimes when […]

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Displaying translations alongside your DNA sequence

There’s a few ways to display an amino acid translation in the same window as your DNA or RNA sequence. (1) You can show either three or six frame translations directly in the editor. To do so simply press and hold down the STRANDS toolbar button. You’ll see the following menu and be able to […]

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AUTUMN SPECIAL OFFER: upgrade your old single network license to 2 standard licenses

Upgrade your old single seat network MacVector license for two standard licenses at the price of a single standard upgrade. A huge savings of more than 50% off the regular price of a network upgrade –plus we will throw in an extra license! If you have an old two-seat network license, we’ll upgrade it to […]

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Graphics In MacVector: Exporting publication quality graphics.

This article is the first in a series of “howtos” resulting from the 2010 survey results. It may not be at the cutting edge of sequence analysis but sooner or later most users of such apps are going to have to produce a graphic of their work, whether that is a plasmid map, a tree, […]

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Post-survey feedback!

We’ve just finished going through the survey results.  We’re very pleased with the amount and quality of feedback that you gave us.  There’s some excellent ideas in there, that you’ll start seeing with the next release (MacVector 12 is out later this year).  So once again thanks a lot to all who spent time to […]

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