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The ultimate thermodynamic modelling spreadsheet for Excel™

MeltCalc is copyright by:
Ekkehard Schütz and Nicolas von Ahsen.
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These are references in which MeltCalc has been described, or used for assay optimization or that show additional considerations concerning thermodynamic probe design.

BioTechniques 1999;27:1218 - Inital description of program and application to PCR
Clin Chem 1999;45:2094
- Application to APO-B and considerations of specificity of hyb.-probes
Clin Chem 2000;46:1728
- Application to TPMT, three color multiplexing, limitations of hyb-probes
Clin Chem 2000;46:1939
- Thermodynamics of bulges (insertion/deletion) examplified with UGT1A1 polyporphism
Clin BioChem 2000;33:535
- Thermodynamical optimization of color multiplexing (FV-Leiden and MTHFR)
Clin Chem 2001;47:1331
- Published pitfalls in genotyping: Thermodynamic considerations
Clin Chem 2001;47:1956
- Effect of Mg, DMSO, SybrGreen on Tm in PCR, modelling of that and other Tm formulas
Clin Chem 2004;50:2182
- Color multiplexing for 1-tube Genotyping and Splice Variant detection
Clin Chem 2006;52:1426
- Color and Temperature multiplexing for complex 1-tube PrP Genotyping
J Mol Diag 2007;9:345
- Improved real-time PCR using NN-Calculations
Clin Chem 2008;54:990
- Design of non-continous binding probes for haplotyping
Anal Biochem 2009;385:143
- Thermodynamics of High-Resolution Melting