Finding Repeat Patterns in Proteins

vmmorozov at vmmorozov at
Mon Mar 20 17:41:54 EST 2000

In article <38D61BCB.16C90253 at>,
Fred <dynamin at> wrote:
> Can anyone suggest a web site (or a PC program) that finds repeat
> patterns within a single protein (eg 2 or more similar domains or
> repeated short motifs of say 20 amino acids). A number of Protein
> that claim to be good start sites all suggest "Repro", which
> has not been up for years (at least, I have never seen it working).

Try this site

MEME can detect repeat in single sequence unless the Web version
compiled for >= 2 inout sequences

SAPS can detect not very divergent repeats

> best I have found so far is SIM - Alignment Tool for protein sequences
> at <>, but this is a bit
> (it is designed for comparison of 2 proteins rather than 1, although
> does work on 1).
> Thanks
> Phil Robinson, Sydney

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