PrimerZ -- Streamlined primer design for promoters, exons and human SNPs

What you can do:
Design primers for genes and human SNPs.
Highlights:
  • PrimerZ automates highly standard but tedious gene primer design to improve the success rate of PCR experiments.
  • PrimerZ accepts genes by gene name or Ensembl accession code, and SNPs by dbSNP rs or AFFY_Probe IDs.
  • The promoter and exon sequence information of all gene transcripts fetched from the Ensembl database (http://www.ensembl.org) are processed before being passed on to Primer3 (http://frodo.wi.mit.edu/cgi-bin/primer3/primer3_www.cgi) for individual primer design.
  • All results returned from Primer 3 are organized and integrated in a specially designed web page for easy browsing.
  • Besides the web page presentation, csv text file export is also provided for enhanced user convenience.
Keywords:
  • Algorithms
  • Computational Biology/*methods
  • DNA Primers/*chemistry
  • Databases, Genetic
  • Exons
  • Genetic Techniques
  • Humans
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
  • Promoter Regions (Genetics)
  • RNA, Messenger/chemistry
  • SNP
This record last updated: 09-28-2007

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