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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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Publication for Repeat Extractor

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PMCID: 2784796
PMID: 19925656
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2407-9-402

[…] that ectodomain shedding resulted in the formation of soluble epex, which is instrumental as a ligand in epcam signalling. treatment of epcam-positive cells with a recombinant version of epex (repex) induced epcam cleavage, suggesting that after an initial releasing trigger (i.e. in a juxtacrine fashion), soluble epex might provide cells with a paracrine signal, as was shown for l1, egf-r, […]

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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 (