Using and Understanding RepeatMasker

  • Sébastien TempelEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 859)


RepeatMasker is a program that screens DNA sequences for interspersed repeats and low-complexity DNA sequences. In this chapter, we present the procedure to routinely use this program on a personal computer.

Key words

Repeats Mobile genetic elements Transposon Retrotransposon In silico 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IBISC EA 4526, University of Evry/GenopoleEvryFrance

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