I use bioLegato?
Oct. 21, 2014
All tasks in
done in four steps:
1. Select data (eg.
2. Choose a
1. Select data - You can
either select names of data items, or the data themselves.
names is done in the name panel. Click on a single name, or
a set of adjacent names. Names can also be chosen one by one
the Shift key and clicking on names. Each time you click, a
either selected or deselected. Data can also be selected in
alignment window. You can select a block of subsequences from
alignment by dragging horizontally and vertically in the
Choose a program
data are selected, choose a program from one of the menus. A
menu for that program will pop up.
parameter menu lets you specify parameters for running the
example, a menu for a pairwise sequence alignment program
you a choice of scoring matrices to use, or to choose whether
gaps at the end of an alignment should be assigned a penalty
Launch the program
menus have an OK button. When you click on this button, the
data will be written to an input file to be used by the
data have been selected in both the name panel and the
you will be prompted to choose whether you wish to use the
sequences" or the "selected regions".
bioLegato will run the program using the selected data and the
parameters. When the program is finished, output will pop up
windows, or if specified in the parameter menu, written to a
When output is displayed on the screen, it is displayed using
appropriate for the output. If output is text, it will be
opened in a
text editor; PDF output would be displayed in a PDF viewer
Acrobat); HTML output would be displayed in a web browser.
is data that could be read into bioLegato (eg. sequence data,
trees, lists of GI numbers etc.), it will be launched in a new