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Gene Construction Kit for Macintosh


Gene Construction Kit allows graphic manipulation of DNA sequences and plasmid drawing options.

This application is KeyServed and requires KeyAccess be installed on your computer, as well as a connection to the Dartmouth network each time you run Gene Construction Kit.

  1. Download Gene Construction Kit.
  2. Double-click the archive to unpack it.
  3. Move the unpacked GCK 4.0 folder into the Applications folder.
  4. Open the GCK 4.0 folder, then Control-click on the Gene Construction Kit application and select Open from the contextual menu. If prompted to allow Gene Construction Kit to open, click Open.
  5. By default, Gene Construction Kit will use the GCK Data folder that is located in the GCK 4.0 folder.


  • Version: 4
  • File Name:
  • File Size: 10 MB
  • File Date: August 2, 2013
  • System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher

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Last updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

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