UNIT 4.10 Using RepeatMasker to Identify Repetitive Elements in Genomic Sequences
Published Online: 1 MAY 2004
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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Current Protocols in Bioinformatics
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Chen, N. 2004. Using RepeatMasker to Identify Repetitive Elements in Genomic Sequences. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 5:4.10:4.10.1–4.10.14.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2004
- Published Print: MAR 2004
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The RepeatMasker program is used for identifying repetitive elements in nucleotide sequences for further detailed analyses. Users can run RepeatMasker remotely via a Web site, or, for larger input sequences, the program and its dependent programs may be downloaded and run locally on Unix/Linux computers. The protocols in this chapter detail how to use RepeatMasker both remotely and locally to extract repetitive elements data and mask these repetitive elements in nucleotide sequences.
- Repbase Update;
- Repetitive element