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ATRHunter is a tool to find approximate tandem repeats in DNA sequences. The ATRHunter algorithm uses a statistical model allowing a variety of definitions of tandem repeats.


Sequence composition, complexity and repeats; DNA; DNA polymorphism


  • Operation: Repeat sequence analysis
  • Input: DNA sequence
  • Output: -
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface; Web user interface
  • Language: -
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: ywex _at_
  • Collection: -


Wexler Y, Yakhini Z, Kashi Y, Geiger D "Finding approximate tandem repeats in genomic sequences." J. Comput. Biol. 2005; 12(7):928-42
PMID: 16201913

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