Microsatellite repeats finder

Sequence:

Length of repeated sequence:
    Minimum:   Maximum:
Minimum number of repeats:
Minimum length of tanden repeat:
Allowed percentaje of mismatches: info

This tool was used to generate the microtatellites database at insilico.ehu.es
Source code is available at biophp.org

Definitions

Microsatellite Repeat:
A variety of simple di- (DINUCLEOTIDE REPEATS), tri- (TRINUCLEOTIDE REPEATS), tetra-, and pentanucleotide tandem repeats (usually less than 100 bases long).

Tandem repeats:
Copies of DNA sequences which lie adjacent to each other

Related terms: Simple Tandem Repeats (STR), Exact Tandem Repeats (ETRs), Short  Sequence Repeats (SSRs), Repetitive DNA, Simple Sequence Repeats (SSR)