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101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #38 – Finding and Opening All The Sequences In Your Collection Containing Specific Genes

How often have you had a vector or sequence open and thought “I’m sure I have other vectors with that gene, but I can’t remember where they are”? If you are using MacVector 13.5, its very easy to quickly search folders on your hard drive to find all the sequences that contain that gene, then […]

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101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #32 – Understanding The Sequence Find Function

We get quite a lot of support requests from users unsure of how to use the Find functionality in MacVector. It has changed somewhat over the years to try to simplify the interface, but there are still a few things to be aware of. You can invoke the Find function by bringing a sequence window […]

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Importing features from a Genome Browser

(updated¬†March 21, 2018) MacVector’s Import Features tool allows you to import annotation from many Genome Browsers (e.g. Ensemble, UCSC, etc). MacVector can annotate an empty or annotated sequence. BED, GFF, GTF, and GFF3 formats GFF, GTF, GFF3 & BED files are all file formats that are used to store annotation (features) generally without containing any […]

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MacVector 12.5 workshop at the University of Pennsylvania

If you are a user of MacVector or have any interest in sequence analysis for molecular biologists then you may be interested to know that there’s a workshop about MacVector at the University of Pennsylvania this Thursday open to faculty, students and researchers. When: Thursday February 9th 9:30 to 11:00 Where: Blockley Hall, Room 1311 […]

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MacVector 12.5 workshop at Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center

If you are a user of MacVector or have any interest in sequence analysis for molecular biologists then you may be interested to know that there’s a workshop about MacVector at MSKCC this Wednesday open to MSKCC faculty, students and researchers. When: Wednesday February 8 from 11:00 to 12:30 Where: Room RRL B20 “Dr Kevin […]

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MacVector 12.5 workshop at Rockefeller

If you are a user of MacVector or have any interest in sequence analysis for molecular biologists then you may be interested to know that there’s two workshops about MacVector at The Rockefeller University this Tuesday open to all Rockefeller faculty, students and researchers. When: Tuesday. Feb. 7, 2012 at 10:00 – 11:30 and 1:00 […]

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Useful help resources for learning MacVector

MacVector is designed to be easy to use. However, there’s a great amount of functionality in there. So if you are new to using MacVector or you’ve recently upgraded from an older version then you might be interested to know that we have some downloadable resources to help you. The first one, which we recommend […]

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