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The programs part of the Staden package provide an excellent and fully
developed set of DNA sequence assembly, editing, analysis and more.
Some of its features include:

* GAP4: Performs assembly, contig joining, assembly checking, repeat
search, experiment suggestion, read pair analysis and contig editing.

* GAP5: The new development version of Gap4, designed to work with large
volumes of data attainable through the newer sequencing technologies.

* PREGAP4: Provides a graphical user interface to set up the processing
required to prepare trace data for assembly or analysis.

* SPIN: Compares pairs of sequences in many ways, often presenting its
results graphically and has a sliding sequence window linked to the

* TREV: A rapid and flexible viewer and editor for ABI, ALF or SCF trace

NOTE: Xfce submenus
For XFCE, if you want to have the menu entries grouped in a submenu
folder (multilevel menu entry), do:

SUBMENU="YES" ./staden.SlackBuild

NOTE: Staden and EMBOSS:
Staden used to provide a GUI for (at least part of) the programs from
EMBOSS. To give it a try, run this after install (of course you need to
have installed EMBOSS, too):


This will create some files in:


For more information and citing, visit Staden's web page and check the
"References" file in the documentation.

This requires: tklib, io_lib

Maintained by: Petar Petrov
Keywords: staden,staden package,io_lib,bioinformatics,biology,science,sequence analysis
ChangeLog: staden


Source Downloads:
staden-2.0.0b11-2016-src.tar.gz (ae59565ded12242c4c2728fbf2e185a7)

Download SlackBuild:
staden.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 15.0

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