RepeatMasker is a program that screens DNA sequences for interspersed repeats and low complexity DNA sequences.



Important:  You must register with RepBase and send PSC proof of registration in order to use the RepeatMasker RepBase libraries. Please forward the RepBase libraries registration email, minus your password,  to


To see what versions of RepeatMasker are available type

module avail repeatmasker

To see what other modules are needed, what commands are available and how to get additional help type

module help repeatmasker

To use RepeatMasker, include a command like this in your batch script or interactive session to load the RepeatMasker module:

module load repeatmasker

Be sure you also load any other modules needed, as listed by the module help repeatmasker command.