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  • Description

    a widely used program that designs PCR primers (PCR = "Polymerase Chain Reaction"). Primer3 can also design hybridization probes and sequencing primers.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by Primer3, run: $ sbgrid-list primer3 Copy to clipboard
  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ sbgrid-cli install primer3 Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64, OS X INTEL
  • Primary Citation*

    A. Untergasser, I. Cutcutache, T. Koressaar, J. Ye, B. C. Faircloth, M. Remm, and S. G. Rozen. 2012. Primer3 - new capabilities and interfaces. Nucleic Acids Res. 40(15).

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  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  1.1.4 (380.2 KB)
    OS X INTEL:  1.1.4 (200.1 KB)

  • Other Versions

      Linux 64:

      2.2.3 (1.1 MB)
    • OS X INTEL:

      2.2.3 (645.6 KB)
  • Developers

    Steve Rozen