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Posts by Mario Metzler - manage your fly stocks and crosses

Posted by , on 26 February 2016

Some time ago I wrote about a webpage I’ve created to manage genetic fly crosses. In that past post, I’ve promised a new version of the software, and I’m happy ...

Flippase recognition target: orientation matters, so why care?

Posted by , on 16 April 2014

FRT sites are used often (at least in Drosophila) for inducing deletions or “flipping out” of markers in transgenic constructs. When there are two FRTs sequences in tandem, after inducing ...

silicoCROSS: a help in genetic crosses

Posted by , on 12 August 2013

I’m quite a lazy person, and as such I like to find solutions to boring and repetitive tasks. One of those is the drawing of punnett squares in Drosophila genetics. ...

Recent comments by Mario Metzler

Not bad, I will give it a try for sure. My impression is that in your video, the background sound is a bit too loud compared to your voice.
by Mario Metzler in Giving scientific ideas a voice (and a video) on May 21, 2014
Dear Andreas, This is indeed right. I already kind of implemented that (it's not working correctly yet, and it's one of the reasons I'm rewriting the code). In the punnett square view, after you finished your crossings, you can click on the "pretty print" button on the bottom left and you have the curly bracket view. Best wishes Mario
by Mario Metzler in silicoCROSS: a help in genetic crosses on August 13, 2013