BioTools of Edmonton, AB, Canada, has released PepTool 2.0 for protein sequence analysis.
Improvements over PepTool 1.1 include remote database searching capabilities with Blast and Entrez servers; an improved multiple alignment editor based on the FAST-LSA alignment algorithm; peptide digest analysis; and a post-translational modification tool.
All graphics available in PepTool 2.0 can be exported as image files in a number of formats.
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory has released version 2.0.0 of its EMBOSS package of open source sequence software.
EMBOSS 2.0.0 contains 148 applications and is available at www.uk.embnet.org/Software/EMBOSS.