Welcome to MethPrimer!
- MethPrimer is a program for designing bisulfite-conversion-based Methylation PCR Primers. Currently, it can design primers for two types of bisulfite PCR: 1) Methylation-Specific PCR (MSP) and 2) Bisulfite-Sequencing PCR (BSP) or Bisulfite-Restriction PCR. MethPrimer can also predict CpG islands in DNA sequences
- Input Sequence: A DNA sequences in any format. No editing is required before input.>
- Output: MethPrimer returns results in both text and graphic view including results of primer picking and CpG island prediction.
How to cite MethPrimer: Li LC and Dahiya R. MethPrimer: designing primers for methylation PCRs. Bioinformatics. 2002 Nov;18(11):1427-31. PMID: 12424112.
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Methylation Method Forum
Discussion forum for methylation related methods discussion (moderated) - Join the CpG method forum to ask questions and share your knowledge on methylation related methods, such as bisulfite modification, primer design, MSP, bisulfite sequencing PCR.