Seed is a variety of programs used to view FPC databases, their bands files and the Gel files associated with them. There are a number of executables built from the GPL'ed source code, some are viewer programs such as contigview and markoutliers, and some are programs to pick lists of seeds for sequencing, such as seed.
Recently, seed was used to pick 8862 seed clones (200KBase average size) that were sent off for sequencing, this represents approximately $300Million dollars worth of sequencing.
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New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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