Sequence Analysis Tools for Molecular Biologists
Tutorials and Documentation
Uswe this document if you are a brand new MacVector user and want to know how to get started with basic MacVector functions like opening files, retrieving sequences from online services and performing basic sequence analyses and constructions.
MacVector staff frequently visit customer sites to present workshops. These typically consist of working through some of the most popular tutorials (see below) along with a general overview of functionality as documented in the Getting Started Workshop Manual
Rather than step-by-step guides to MacVector's functionality, like the tutorials below, Technical Notes are a more formal higher level of documentation that illustrates how to use MacVector to perform rigorous scientific analysis of sequences.
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When MacVector is installed on a computer, a collection of tutorials is placed into the /Applications/MacVector/Documentation/ folder. You can download the latest versions of these through the links below.
With the advent of online help and a proliferation of topic-specific tutorials as described above, there has been minimal demand for an update to the printed MacVector User Guide. However, for completion, here is a PDF of the latest User Guide
These are simple double-sided handouts that we typically distribute at trade shows summarizing the functionality of MacVector and Assembler.