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Tandem Repeats Finder is a tool to find tandem repeats in DNA sequences. The Tandem Repeats Finder algorithm uses k-tuples for matching to speed up the computation and computes consensus sequences.


Sequence analysis; Sequence composition, complexity and repeats


  • Operation: Repeat sequence detection
  • Input: FASTA
  • Output: Repeat table; alignment
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface; Web user interface
  • Language: C
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X
  • License: GNU AGPL v3.0
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 4.09.1
  • Maturity: Mature
  • Credit: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Contact: benson _at_
  • Collection: -


Benson G "Tandem repeats finder: a program to analyze DNA sequences." Nucleic Acids Res. 1999; 27(2):573-80
PMID: 9862982
PMCID: PMC148217

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