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gene structure visualisation software needed

Raf Podowski Raf.Podowski at cgr.ki.se
Mon Jun 5 03:33:59 EST 2000

Try belvu.  You can create boxes and lines of different colors.  It's
designed to show sequence features.  Look at this site:


Raf Podowski
Center for Genomics Research
Bioinformatics Unit
Karolinska Institute
Stockholm, Sweden

Jeroen Raes wrote:

> Dear all,
> Does anybody know of a program to make 'boxed' representations of gene
> structures in stead of spending hours to draw them?
> eg. I give the program a sequence --tacga---catg--------gcat-- or some
> coordinates (3-7,11-14,23-26) and it returns me something like
> --[BOX(lenght=5)]---[BOX(length=4)]--------[BOX(length=4)]
> ..which would be in jpg or gif or postscript, whatever...
> It would also be nice if certain positions could be given different
> colours (eg ATG, ORF, conserved areas,...)
> thanks!
> --
> Jeroen Raes
> Research group of Bioinformatics
> Department of Plant Genetics   Tel:32.9.264 87 20   Fax:32.9.264 50 08
> University of Ghent, K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35, B-9000 GENT, Belgium
> Laboratoire Associe de l'INRA
> Vlaams interuniversitair Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB)
> jerae at gengenp.rug.ac.be         http://www.plantgenetics.rug.ac.be

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