a versatile tool for masking and exploring of sequences from plant species


Concept and explanation of methods can be found in our publications (Schmutzer et al. 2014 and Beier et al. 2019). Details for installation and documentation can be found in the Kmasker plants GitHub repository (


  1. Extended methods published Beier et al. 2019 (The Plant Journal).
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  2. Original methods are described in Schmutzer et al. 2014.
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Please cite, if you used concepts or applied Kmasker for your research!