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mreps is a tool to identify tandem repeats in DNA sequences.


DNA polymorphism; Sequence composition, complexity and repeats; DNA; Sequencing; Genetic variation


  • Operation: Repeat sequence detection; Genome feature comparison; Repeat sequence organisation analysis; Sequence masking; Repeat sequence analysis
  • Input: DNA sequence; FASTA
  • Output: -
  • Software interface: Web user interface
  • Language: C
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU GPL v2.0
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: The REMAG working group of INRIA, the French Action Spécifique ‘Algorithmes et Séquences’ of CNRS
  • Contact: gregory.kucherov _at_
  • Collection: -


Kolpakov R, Bana G, Kucherov G "mreps: Efficient and flexible detection of tandem repeats in DNA." Nucleic Acids Res. 2003; 31(13):3672-8
PMID: 12824391
PMCID: PMC169196

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