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Simple Tandem Repeats by TRF

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Data last updated: 2017-01-19


This track displays simple tandem repeats (possibly imperfect) located by Tandem Repeats Finder (TRF), which is specialized for this purpose. These repeats can occur within coding regions of genes and may be quite polymorphic. Repeat expansions are sometimes associated with specific diseases.


For more information about the TRF program, see Benson (1999).


TRF was written by Gary Benson.


Benson G. Tandem repeats finder: a program to analyze DNA sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 1999 Jan 15;27(2):573-80.