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RepeatScout is a tool to discover repetitive substrings in DNA.

Environment Modules

Run module spider repeatscout to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_REPEATSCOUT_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_REPEATSCOUT_BIN - executable directory
  • HPC_REPEATSCOUT_DOC - documentation directory


If you publish research that uses repeatscout you have to cite it as follows:

Price A.L., Jones N.C. and Pevzner P.A. 2005. De novo identification of repeat families in large genomes. To appear in Proceedings of the 13 Annual International conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB-05). Detroit, Michigan.