DiscoMark specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_13275
Name DiscoMark
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Orthologous nucleotide sequence (1 folder per taxon, 1 file per orthologous group).
Input format FASTA
Output data A set of PCR primer pairs
Output format HTML
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Python
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 0.9
Stability Stable
NCBI Blast+, MAFFT, TrimAl, BioPython, SqlAlchemy
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Sereina Rutschmann

Publication for DiscoMark

DiscoMark institution(s)
Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Berlin, Germany; Berlin Center for Genomics in Biodiversity Research, Berlin, Germany; Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Immunology, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain; Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA; Biosystematics Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands; Alexandra Institute, Aarhus, Denmark
DiscoMark funding source(s)
Research was partially supported by the Leibniz Association (PAKT für Forschung und Innovation “FREDIE” project), the Swiss National Science Foundation (Early PostDoc.Mobility grant P2SKP3_15869), and a visiting fellowship from the Japan Association for the Advancement of Science (L-15543).

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