Version 2.7.3

Changes in version 2.7.3 (May 28, 2015)


  • Added MW markers from Lonza.
    (Requested by Jim Meador)
  • Added the “SoloPack® Gold” transformation strain.
    (Requested by Abby Sewell)
  • Improved support for floating licenses.
  • Updated the common features database.
  • Made various textual enhancements.


  • Fixed an issue that prevented opening some files created with earlier versions.
    (Reported by Nicholas Abel)
  • Enabled edited GenBank and FASTA files to be saved in the original format without changing the file names.
    (Reported by Juan Antonio Raygoza)
  • Allowed for greater flexibility when specifying extensions for exported GenBank and FASTA files.
    (Reported by Juan Antonio Raygoza)
  • Enabled detection of translated feature protein sequences that contain alternative start codons.
    (Reported by Leonid)
  • Enhanced the codon selection counter to handle selections that span three or more features.
    (Reported by Mike Brenner)
  • Fixed an issue where an out-of-frame warning could be shown when two in-frame features are separated by the plasmid origin.
    (Reported by Dan Kraut)
  • Enabled accurate copying of feature translations that contain alternative start codons.
  • Fixed an issue with importing features or primers, where expanding the Add button menu and then clicking elsewhere to close the menu produced an inappropriate error message.
  • Fixed a potential stability issue when closing a file.
  • Fixed a stability issue when refreshing the window list in the Dock menu on OS X.
  • Fixed an issue with transferring custom DNA colors when creating a new file from a wrap-around selection.
  • Fixed a stability issue when OKing out of the Add Primer dialog.
  • Documented double-clicking to select an ORF in Sequence view.
  • Enabled primers to be checked or unchecked during import from another file by clicking on the primer names.
  • Fixed an issue where in rare situations a poorer matching feature was suggested for annotation when using Detect Common Features.
  • Fixed various issues that could occasionally cause instability.
  • Prevented a non-functioning “Start Dictation…” command and other commands from being inappropriately listed in the Edit menu on OS X.
  • Fixed a glitch with showing file dialog sheets on OS X.

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