Getting Started with SnapGene

Welcome to SnapGene!

Learning how to use SnapGene is easy! We developed a few short videos to help guide you through the process. From how to view and edit plasmids to aligning sequences, follow these tutorials and you will master the basics in no time.

Visit Cloning Tutorials for videos on common cloning techniques.

SnapGene Tour: See How SnapGene Works

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Learn how to plan, visualize and document molecular cloning procedures
LENGTH
10 minutes

View and Annotate Your Plasmids, Sequences and Clones

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Learn the key visualization features in SnapGene, how to create and customize annotated plasmid maps, and display features.
LENGTH
5 minutes

Working with Features

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Learn how to create and edit DNA features with SnapGene and how to customize the automatic annotation of common features.
LENGTH
9 minutes

Working with Translations

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Learn how SnapGene can help you to view and edit translated features, open reading frames (ORFs), and whole-sequence translations.
LENGTH
9 minutes

Create Primers and Simulate PCR

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Learn how to use SnapGene to create primers and to simulate a PCR reaction.
LENGTH
5 minutes

Simulate Primer-Directed Mutagenesis

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Learn how to use SnapGene to create mutagenic primers and simulate a mutagenesis reaction.
LENGTH
4 minutes

Aligning to a Reference DNA Sequence

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Align DNA sequences with a reference sequence to verify a cloning or mutagenesis, or to align a cDNA to a chromosome.
LENGTH
7 minutes

Simulate Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

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Learn how to simulate agarose gel electrophoresis to predict bands on a gel following restriction digest or PCR amplification.
LENGTH
6 minutes

Converting Vector NTI Files

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Learn how to convert Vector NTI files to SnapGene format.
LENGTH
2 minutes

Converting a Vector NTI Database

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Learn how to convert a Vector NTI database to a SnapGene collection.
LENGTH
4 minutes