You may wish to try this first:
I like you idea. The cloning algorithm is likely CPU-intensive, Perl may or
may not be up to the job. :)
"Charlie" <cckim at stanford.edu> wrote in message
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>> I really like Vector NTI for cloning, but I hate the price. We have it on
> a Keyserver here at Stanford, but the nuisances of waiting for checked out
> keys and not being able to work from computers off campus are ... well ...
>> I've been toying with the idea of an open source project to put together
> some molecular biology software similar to Vector NTI. I am mostly just
> interested in the cloning tools, but I think that it could be made modular
> enough to incorporate some of the other tools as well (alignments,
> bioplot, etc).
>> The limiting factor is that I don't want to do this all myself. I would
> like to do the project in Perl because of the many tools already available
> through Bioperl.
>> Anyone have any desire to embark on this journey with me? Anyone have any
> interest in using such software?