MUST, MITE Uncovering SysTem version 1.0

Please copy and paste your sequences in FASTA format into this box:
(Due to the server computation capacity, only the first 20,000 bps will be scanned. Please contac the authors for predictions on larger sequences.)

Or upload the sequence file in FASTA format:

Minimum TIR length
Maximum TIR length
Minimum DR length
Maximum DR length
Minimum MITE length
Maximum MITE length
Minimum in-cluster identity

Calculate the percentage of shuffled sequences with lower Minimum Folding Energy (MFE)  



For publications that use this server, please cite the following article:

MUST, MITE Uncovering SysTem.
Yong Chen*, Fengfeng Zhou*, Guojun Li, Ying Xu.

My other publications on MITEs:

  1. Fengfeng Zhou, Thao Tran, Ying Xu, "Nezha, a novel active miniature inverted-repeat transposable element in cyanobacteria", Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 365 (4): 790-794 (2008).
  2. Yong Chen*, Fengfeng Zhou*, Guojun Li, and Ying Xu, "A recently active MITE, Chunjie, inserted into an operon without disturbing the operon structure in Geobacter uraniireducens Rf4", Accepted by Genetics.

* means that the indicated authors contribute equally to that paper.

The full list of my publications can be found at:

Last update: 2008-09-26