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Gordon, D., C. Abajian, and P. Green. 1998. Consed: A Graphical Tool for Sequence Finishing. Genome Research. 8:195-202
Gordon, D., C. Desmarais, and P. Green. 2001. Automated Finishing with Autofinish. Genome Research. 11(4):614-625.
Ewing B, Hillier L, Wendl M, Green P: Basecalling of automated sequencer traces using phred. I. Accuracy assessment. Genome Research 8, 175-185 (1998).
Ewing B, Green P: Basecalling of automated sequencer traces using phred. II. Error probabilities. Genome Research 8, 186-194 (1998).
The following platforms are currently not supported:
Consed is written in C++ using Motif and X.
If you have any technical questions or problems, feel free to contact us (replace the " at " with "@"):
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download the .tar.gz file for most Linux computers (i686, i386, EM64T,
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download the .tar.gz file for Macosx (powerPC or i386)
click here to download the .tar.gz
file for Solaris
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the .tar.gz for the Consed source code.
(We advise against using the source code. We advise instead to download one of the executables above. Building Consed from source is error prone and not simple which is why I provide executables. Due to time limitations I cannot provide any assistance in building Consed. Even if you do not modify the source, you may introduce errors due to using a different version of the compiler, a different version of Motif, different versions of other libraries than I used, etc. For this reason, if you discover Consed bugs, I can only offer help with those bugs if you first reproduce those bugs with an executable provided by me--not an executable you have built. Modifying Consed is also difficult. Although Consed is modular, some modules are used by many other modules. Thus making a change in one place can have unforeseen effects on many other features. It may takes months for you to notice these other side-effects which may not seem connected at all. It is not feasable for me to provide help with modifying Consed sources because of the potentially huge amount of time involved. Then why do we even provide the sources? Due to popular demand.)
to see the size of the transferred file. Look on the web page to see how large the file should be. If the file is not completely transferred, try again.
(This MUST be done on a Linux/Macosx/Solaris, not Windows, computer due to extra characters that Windows puts on every line.)