Primer prediction problems...

Gary Williams, Tel 01223 494522 gwilliam at
Mon Oct 7 08:17:32 UTC 2002

The primer3_core program needs to be on your path before you can run


Burke Squires wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am trying to use EMBOSS to predict PCR primers. I have tried downloading
> the Catapult installers for Mac OS X as well as downloading the V2.5.1 tar
> file and the primer3.0.9 tar and installing them. I get errors about a
> broken pipe or no primer3_core file found?
> Can I trouble someone to point out an install document on a website that
> lists a current set of instructions on installing EMBOSS and primer3 (or
> another primer prediction program)?
> Thanks in advance!
> Burke Squires

Gary Williams               Tel: +44 1223 494522  Fax: +44 1223 494512
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