AluSc (DF0000003)

AluSc subfamily


Alu elements derive from a pair of internally-deleted 7SL RNA monomers that are joined by an A-rich linker.


  1. A fundamental division in the Alu family of repeated sequences.
    Jurka J, Smith T;
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1988;85:4775-4778 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class SINE
Superfamily Alu Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 309 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 299. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 31453 1261208 31397 1236712

External Database Links

  • Repbase : AluSc [Requires Repbase registration]