ATRHUNTER information page

An approximate tandem repeat (ATR) in a genomic sequence is a string of nucleotides repeated consecutively at least twice with some small differences between the repeated copies. ATRHUNTER finds and displays approximate tandem repeats in DNA sequences


Stand-alone programs:   Windows, Unix (Sun/Solaris), Linux.

NEW: ATRHunterPlus (15M)     (also available a local machine version - ATRHunterPlusLocal)

Experimental Results and counting methods

A comparison between ATRHUNTER and TRF, and other experiments.

Links to related software

TRF Software for identifying ATRs. (by G. Benson)

REPuter Software for compute and visualize repeats. (by S. Kurtz and J.V. Choudhuri)

Canonical k-repeat A program for approximate tandem repeats. (by G. Landau, J. Schmidt &  D. Sokol)

Last revised December 18, 2003
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