[Fwd: EMBOSS:einverted and "nested" inverted repeats]

Gary Williams, Tel 01223 494522 gwilliam at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Fri Apr 11 09:14:43 UTC 2003

Linda Cardle (lcardl at scri.sari.ac.uk) wrote:
> I wasn't sure who to contact about this query, but here goes:
> I'm trying to find MITES within sequences using einverted. My main question
> is:
> How does einverted cope with "nested" inverted repeats?
> My reason for asking is that to simulate a sequence with both an inverted
> repeat and an SSR inverted repeat I added an SSR inverted repeat inside a
> known MITE. Once I'd done that it seemed that einverted could spot the SSR
> but not the MITE surrounding it.
> I was hoping you'd be able to clarify how einverted would cope with this
> situation, or point me to someone who could.
> Thanks for your time,
> Linda
> --
> Dr Linda Cardle
> Computational Biology
> Scottish Crop Research Institute
> Dundee, DD2 5DA

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