Trace Viewers

  • Finch TV – Free trace viewer.
  • ABI Sequence Scanner – Free trace viewer.  Allows you to look at ABI chromatograms and raw signals.  Helpful for troubleshooting; only works for Windows.

Primer Design

  • Primer3 – Tool that helps you design primers automatically.
  • ExonPrimer – Automatically designs primers around your exons.  Input reference sequence and cDNA sequence and the program outputs primers that flank the exons.
  • Tm Calculator – Automatically calculates the melting temperature of your primers.