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Palindromic sequences

Stuart Brown browns02 at mcrcr.med.nyu.edu
Mon Mar 29 22:39:30 EST 1999

In article <7dfn70$m6i$1 at news.nyu.edu>, "Tao Tong"
<tongt01 at endeavor.med.nyu.edu> wrote:

> > Is there a program that will detect full and partial pallindromes within
> > a given DNA sequence.

There is a rather nasty but free UNIX/VMS program called Overseer that will
do the job for you.  It is available from the EMBL software archive:


I am currently working on web interface to this program.  I will post a message 
to the group when it is done.

Also, the GCG program STEMLOOP will find inverted repeats with gaps between

Stuart M. Brown
Bioinformatics Consultant
NYU Medical Center, 550 First Ave, NY, NY

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