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Title: PCR Amplicon Prediction from Multiplex Degenerate Primer and Probe Sets

Assessing primer specificity and predicting both desired and off-target amplification products is an essential step for robust PCR assay design. Code is described to predict potential polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplicons in a large sequence database such as NCBI nt from either singleplex or a large multiplexed set of primers, allowing degenerate primer and probe bases, with target mismatch annotates amplicons with gene information automatically downloaded from NCBI, and optionally it can predict whether there are also TaqMan/Luminex probe matches within predicted amplicons.
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Simulate PCR, v1.0; 002895WKSTN00
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Software Package Contents:
Media Directory; Software Abstract; Media includes Source Code; / 1 CD-ROM
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Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Sponsoring Org:
United States Department of Energy
Country of Publication:
United States

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