SyMAP v4.2 Source Download  
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If you have extensions or modifications that would be beneficial to others and would like to update the code, please email symap at

To build the SyMAP executable:

  1. Download the symap_42.src.tar.gz directories from here
    (the tar file contains the software and external classes).
  2. Move it into your symap directory and untar it.
  3. cd java; mv Makefile.release Makefile; make (if on a Mac, change the JAVA_PATH first)
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SyMAP is distributed under the terms of the GNU Public License and is freely available to all academic and non-profit users.

Any publication, poster, or presentation which refers to results obtained or displayed using SyMAP must reference one of the following papers:

Soderlund et al., 2006, SyMAP: A system for discovering and viewing syntenic regions of FPC maps, Genome Res. 16:1159-1168.

Soderlund et al., 2011, SyMAP v3.4: a turnkey synteny system with application to plant genomes, Nucleic Acids Res. 39(10):e68.

All web pages or software tools incorporating SyMAP-derived data must reference this paper, and web sites displaying SyMAP-derived data must link to