Results will be emailed both as “ab1” and as “seq” files.
The “ab1” files contain the electropherograms and can be opened with the Sequence Scanner Software v1.0 from Applied Biosystems. To download the free software, visit
Sequence Scanner Software is PC-restricted. For Mac users we recommend
The “seq” files contain the actual sequences and can be opened as Word documents.
We strongly encourage all users to examine the raw data trace and the electropherogram associated with each sequence. For help with interpreting the results, please visit the Sanger Sequencing Troubleshooting page or contact TAGC.