How to use a word processor as a sequence editor.
Search for sequences (ENTREZ), structures (PDB) or articles (MEDLINE) by keywords.
Compare a DNA or protein sequence to sequences in a database (BLAST).
Align different DNA or protein sequences.
Analyze a DNA sequence for known restriction sites.
Translate a DNA sequence into its predicted amino acid sequence.
Obtain the reverse complement of a strand of DNA.
Calculate the melting temperature and other parameters of a DNA primer.
Identify potential Intron/Exon splice sites, promoters and polyadenylation sites in a gene.
Examine genomic clones for sequence tagged sites to generate contigs.
Search a DNA sequence for know protein motifs.
Predict secondary structure based upon primary amino acid sequence.
Predict transmembrane domains, hydrophobicity and signal peptides from amino