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Erratum: Touching Base

    Nature Genetics 38, 613 (2006); corrected after print 16 June 2006..

    In the version of this article initially published, text was omitted at the end of the paragraph. This error has been corrected in the PDF version of the article. The corrected text is shown here.

    Publishing sequence traces

    Following our request for tips for publishing high-quality figures incorporating sequence traces, Tom Schwei and Anne Stover at DNASTAR pointed out that researchers using either a Mac or a PC can cut and paste from their Lasergene SeqMan sequence alignment software into Adobe Illustrator and get very high quality EPS files for publication. This particular sequence viewer allows stretching and zooming in on the sequence traces and as a consequence it is important initially to paste the clip into a vector graphics program like Illustrator and not a photo editing program like Adobe Photoshop. We have determined that there are also open-source and freely available trace viewers and vector graphics programs for those who want to work out how to use them. We would be pleased to continue the discussion of publishing optimal traces on our blog (http://blogs.nature.com/ng/freeassociation/). MA

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