October, 2011 - AluHunter has screened most non-genomic non-human primate sequences in NCBI GenBank from 66 primate genera, and found 1,963,554 Alu elements. Of those, 42,055 are polymorphic at the generic or sub-generic level. The paper annoucing AluHunter has been published in Bioinformatics.

AluHunter algorithm and website created by
Christina Bergey, NYU Department of Anthropology.