In article <9312101858.AA12122 at pogo.cbs.umn.edu>, danp at POGO.CBS.UMN.EDU ("Dan S. Prestridge") writes:
> I am posting this for a collegue; does anyone know of any software that
> would fit the bill?
>> Thank you,
> John Hunt writes:
>> A question: Is there anyone you know of ... using a scanner to scan
> in rflp gen patterns and using software to archive/analyze/sort the
> patterns? We are interested in doing this with pulsed-field gel
> patterns for epidemiology investigations. There are some pc-based
> programs, but I am not sure they will allow any sorting by pattern
> for indexing and searching for a match with a new pattern. Any
> thoughts on whom to talk with would be much appreciated. Thank you.
> Dan S. Prestridge, Ph.D. E-mail: DANP at MOLBIO.UMN.EDU> Director Telephone: (612) 625-3744
> Molecular Biology Computing Center (MBCC) Fax: (612) 625-5780
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One solution is to buy a Millipore BioImage system. This is a Sun
Sparcstation that is configured to do all of that. Of course it will cost