Continue cloning or start synthesizing?

  The growing range of gene manipulation methods available today give synthetic biologists and genetic engineers some truly astonishing tools for tinkering with the code of life. It has never been easier, cheaper, and faster to manipulate nucleic acid sequences. In particular, the advent of new ways to synthesize DNA, one base at a time,…

Twist Bioscience acquires Genome Compiler - Press Release

  TWIST BIOSCIENCE ACQUIRES GENOME COMPILER TO ADD GENE DESIGN CAPABILITIES   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and TEL AVIV, Israel  – April 6, 2016 -- Twist Bioscience Corporation, a company accelerating science and innovation through rapid, high-quality DNA synthesis, today announced the acquisition of Genome Compiler Corporation, an Israeli-based company providing software for genetic engineers, molecular…

Lucigen

Lucigen Cloning Vectors on Genome Compiler's All-in-One Platform for Life Scientists

  Los Altos, CA and Cambridge, MA (February 17, 2016). Genome Compiler Corp., a Los Altos based synthetic biology software company entered into a collaborative agreement with Lucigen Corporation, a supplier of advanced molecular biology products, located in Middleton, WI. Genome Compiler will be integrating Lucigen's pJAZZ and pSMART cloning vectors into its advanced design…

Experience the New Plasmid Viewer

Enhance Your Website with the Plasmid Viewer Add-On The emergence of synthetic biology, and the ability to search for and research specific DNA sequences online, is very important for the advancement of the field of genetic engineering. However, with the current structure of most websites, it can be a headache just reading and trying to…

Virtual Gel Electrophoresis

Run a Virtual Gel Simulation on Genome Compiler Gel electrophoresis is an analysis method implemented in all disciplines of life sciences. The results of gel electrophoresis indicate the relative sizes of fragments, which is useful for restriction mapping and analyzing PCR fragments. The standard method, explained by Olwen Reina in this bitesizebio article, uses an…

Cloud Based Storage and Sharing

Access Your Work Anywhere with Genome Compiler Cloud As more online DNA design tools become available, it should be easier to access your work and collaborate with colleagues. Unfortunately, most molecular biology softwares require you to work from one specific computer for which you have purchased an expensive license. This greatly limits the capability to…

RBS Calculator: An Overview

The RBS Calculator on Genome Compiler Formerly a laborious task, the process of DNA design has grown increasingly easier for molecular biologists. Now, with online design software, it requires considerably less time to complete the design and synthesis. Genome Compiler is further simplifying the process by embedding useful tools like the RBS Calculator in its…

RBS Library Calculator

The RBS Library Calculator The RBS Calculator is an excellent tool for controlling translation initiation rate and protein production levels. When constructing single and multi protein genetic systems, it is also important that the system contain optimal enzyme expression levels for maximum pathway productivity. Rather than conducting time consuming experiments to characterize the pathway variants, researchers…

RBS Calculator

The RBS Calculator on Genome Compiler Among the many technologic developments improving the efficiency of biological processes is the RBS Calculator, a tool that predicts translation initiation rate and protein expression in bacteria. Developed by Howard Salis, the RBS calculator has the ability to predict the translation initiation rate for each start codon in an…

4 Tips for Efficient Primer Design

  Primers are essential for initiating DNA amplification, whether for the purposes of detection, cloning or sequencing. Thus, it is crucial to understand how to successfully design primers. Here are the four tips for efficient primer design and primer management.   Understand the Basic Primer Design Rules The primer you design impacts the entire DNA amplification process.…