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Commandline app for Restriction Enzyme and Transcription Factor analysis and mapping. New in Version 2 is:

  • multiple degenerate pattern matching *with* errors,
  • handling and matching degenerate input sequence,
  • proximity matching of patterns (ie. report if siteA is < 200b from siteB)
  • Open Reading Frame analysis and
  • export of data for use with external plotting/analysis tools
  • more features, bug fixes, robustness.
  • a whole new set of bugs ;)

The Web cgi (tacgi) has not yet been updated for version 2 but should be available soon.

Current Version:   2.28

License Type:   Free as written for profit and nonprofit uses. Incorporation of code into commercial software requires author's written permission.

Home Site:

Source Code Availability:   Yes,

Available Binary Packages:

  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   No
  • Other Packages:   Yes (also binaries for Silicon Graphics/IRIX 5.x, Solaris, HP-UX, DEC-UNIX)

Targeted Platforms:

Silicon Graphics/IRIX 5.3 (R3000, R4X00, R5000) Sun SPARC/SunOS (5.3, 4.1.3) DEC Alpha/DEC Unix aka OSF/1 (V3.0/347) DECStations (MIPS R3000-based)/Ultrix (4.2) Convex C3480/ConvexOS NeXT boxes (Black)/NeXTSTEP (3.2) and especially Intel PCs running Linux (1.2.8(486), 2.0.0 (586)), 2.0.28 (PPro)

Software/Hardware Requirements:

ANSI C Compiler (gcc is fine), recent math libs

Other Links: (FTP site)

Mailing Lists/USENET News Groups:

New versions announced to and comp.os.linux.announce

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