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Search for an Enzyme, Feature, or Primer

How do I search for an enzyme, feature, or primer?

Show the Find Controls

To show the Find controls, click Edit Find → Find Enzyme / Feature / Primer.  

The Find controls will appear near the bottom of the window and Find enzyme / feature / primer should be selected.

Enter the search term

Enter the name of the enzyme, feature or primer you wish to search for in the search box, then click Next.

Note: Queries are not case sensitive.

To add a symbol to the query, click the "Insert symbol" button, then select the symbol.

See the Match in Map View

In Map view, a matching enzyme, feature, or primer will be highlighted in blue.

See the Match in Sequence View

In Sequence view, a matching enzyme, feature, or primer will be highlighted in blue.

See the Match in Enzymes View

In Enzymes view, a matching enzyme will be highlighted in blue.

Search Within Feature Data

To search for specific types of Features, or for keywords within qualifiers on Features, first view the Feature list by clicking the Features button at the bottom of the window.  Then go to Edit Find Feature Data.  

The Find controls will appear at the bottom of the window.  Full descriptions should be checked if you wish to search within Feature qualifiers.  

Enter the term you wish to search for and press Next.  Matches will be highlighted in blue.

Show the Search Tips

To view examples of enzyme, feature, and primer searches, click Help → Search Tips, then scroll down.

Alternatively, choose Search Tips from the Find controls.