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WebSat is a web-based tool to predict molecular markers, visualization of microsatellites, and design primers for them. The WebSat algorithm accepts user-defined search parameters and a simple way to export the results.


DNA; DNA polymorphism; Biomarkers


  • Operation: Repeat sequence detection
  • Input: FASTA
  • Output: -
  • Software interface: Web user interface
  • Language: PHP, JavaScript
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU GPL v2 / CC BY-NC 3.0
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Maturity: Mature
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: wellington _at_
  • Collection: -


Martins WS, Lucas DC, Neves KF, Bertioli DJ "WebSat--a web software for microsatellite marker development." Bioinformation 2009; 3(6):282-3
PMID: 19255650
PMCID: PMC2646864

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