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The Dfam database is a collection of Repetitive DNA element sequence alignments, hidden Markov models (HMMs) and matches lists for complete Eukaryote genomes. Dfam represents a collection of alignments and HMMs of such transposable elements and other repetitive DNA elements. The Dfam website gives information about each model, and provides genome annotations for a collection of core genomes. The models may also be downloaded from the ftp site, for example to mask repeats in new genomes.

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The Dfam database of repetitive DNA families.

Hubley R,Finn RD,Clements J,Eddy SR,Jones TA,Bao W,Smit AF,Wheeler TJ
Nucleic Acids Res 2015

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