This track displays simple tandem repeats (possibly imperfect repeats) on the 09 Feb 2018 Homo sapiens/GCA_002077035.3_NA12878_prelim_3.0/GCA_002077035.3 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 998,908 items in the track covering 106,890,845 bases, assembly size 3,088,210,890 bases, percent coverage % 3.46.
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This track was generated using a modification of a program developed by G. Miklem and L. Hillier (unpublished).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