Charlie5 (DF0000027)

hAT-Charlie DNA transposon, Charlie5 subfamily


Transposose (roughly <841 to 2439) is 50% similar to the human protein AC004883. MER3 appears to be a recombinant product of 5' end fragments of Charlie5.


  1. Novel families of interspersed repetitive elements from the human genome.
    Jurka J;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1990;18:137-141. Pubmed

  2. Identification and characterization of new human medium reiteration frequency repeats.
    Jurka J, Kaplan DJ, Duncan CH, Walichiewicz J, Milosavljevic A, Murali G, Solus JF;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1993;21:1273-1279. Pubmed

  3. Tiggers and DNA transposon fossils in the human genome.
    Smit AF, Riggs AD;
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996;93:1443-1448 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily hAT-Charlie

Hit Statistics

The model is 2624 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 258.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 553 5818 378 2481
Homo sapiens 2100 27107 1916 19625

External Database Links

  • Repbase : CHARLIE5 [Requires Repbase registration]