Graphical Codon Usage Analyzer [link]

Why?
I had to convince my PhD supervisor that gene synthesis might help to solve expression problems.  The wild type sulfide-quinone reductase gene from Aquifex aeolicus could not be expressed heterologously in amounts sufficent for biochemical and biophysical characterisation.

How?
In late 2001 I started working on the graphical codon usage analyzer . Since then its popularity has developed quite nice:

In Fall 2009 I created a fan page on facebook: