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MCMC_ODPR is used for designing degenerate primers. It uses Markov-Chain Monte Carlo to optimize primer reuse, thus by combining degenerate primers with reusable primers lowers the cost. MCMC_ODPR also allows primers to be designed within a range of melting temperatures and to be designed around SNPs. Constraints are in place to prevent primer-dimers and hairpin forming primers from being designed.

*Note - this program has been set up for Mac OS, specifically on a MAC OSX system. Running the program on other operating systems is not supported.