looking for database of low complexity DNA sequences

Kevin Karplus karplus at bray.cse.ucsc.edu
Tue Jul 10 12:43:33 EST 2001


>> Does anyone know of a relevant database and/or somewhere to download
>> 'Dust' from?

Full source code for Dust is available from 
http://blast.wustl.edu/pub/dust/

It seems to be a very short program that uses no database---it filters
only low-complexity regions, not common repeats.
If you want to filter out repeats, try RepeatMasker.





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