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PC Plasmid program

Michael James Horsfall mjhf at troi.cc.rochester.edu
Thu Jan 21 22:11:50 EST 1993

In <1jnka3INN9mu at shelley.u.washington.edu> mparker at fred.fhcrc.org (Michael Parker) writes:

>Are there any public domain PC based plasmid drawing programs and where are

There are one or two available at EMBL. The one I know of is called
PLASMIDG.EXE. It comes uuencoded as PLASMIDG.UAA and PLASMIDG.UAB via
e-mail. You will need EMBL's uudecode program to convert it. Instructions
are as follows:

1. E-mail to NETSERV at EMBL-Heidelberg.DE
   -include the following commands in the body of the text (one command per


2. Save the messages you receive as PLASMIDG.UAA and PLASMIDG.UAB. You might
have to read them initially, in order to know which is (1/2) and which is

3. Use a generic uudecoder to convert UUEMBL.UUE to UUEMBL.EXE -a
self-extracting compression containing UUE.EXE and UUD.EXE. If you don't
have or can't get a hold of a generic uudecoder read the DOS_SOFTWARE
DIRECTORY message you will receive for instructions.

4. Type UUD PLASMIDG.UAA <Enter> to recombine the two files and convert them
to a self-extracting executable. And your off!!!!! A .DOC file is included.

Michael Horsfall
mjhf at troi.cc.rochester.edu
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