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RepEx specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_25892
Name RepEx
Alternative name Repeat Extractor
Software type Toolkit/Suite
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Perl
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline K. Sekar

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Repetitive Sequences in Plant Nuclear DNA: Types, Distribution, Evolution and Function

PMCID: 4411372
PMID: 25132181
DOI: 10.1016/j.gpb.2014.07.003

[…] s web tools have been recently introduced for the analysis of repetitive sequences. A tool called “REViewer” was developed for visualizing and analyzing repetitive elements . A comprehensive toolkit “RepEx” was developed by Gurusaran et al. for extracting various repeats (inverted, everted and mirror) from genomic sequences. Recently, Novák et al. introduced a collection of software tools called […]

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RepEx institution(s)
Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
RepEx funding source(s)
Supported by the Department of Information Technology (DIT), Government of India.

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It works, but that's it. Too slow for any actual analysis. I uploaded a phage genome (