This track displays simple tandem repeats (possibly imperfect repeats) on the 07 Feb 2013 Caenorhabditis elegans/GCF_000002985.6_WBcel235/GCF_000002985.6 genome assembly, located by Tandem Repeats Finder (TRF) which is specialized for this purpose. These repeats can occur within coding regions of genes and may be quite polymorphic. Repeat expansions are sometimes associated with specific diseases.There are 39,102 items in the track covering 4,381,783 bases, assembly size 100,286,401 bases, percent coverage % 4.37.
For more information about the TRF program, see Benson (1999).
TRF was written by Gary Benson.
Benson G. Tandem repeats finder: a program to analyze DNA sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 1999 Jan 15;27(2):573-80. PMID: 9862982; PMC: PMC148217
This track was generated using a modification of a program developed by G. Miklem and L. Hillier (unpublished).
Gardiner-Garden M, Frommer M. CpG islands in vertebrate genomes. J Mol Biol. 1987 Jul 20;196(2):261-82. PMID: 3656447