ALR (DF0000029)

Human alpha satellite DNA


171 bp satellite associated with human centromeres. ALR = (al)pha (R)epetitive DNA.


  1. Human alpha satellite DNA--consensus sequence and conserved regions.
    Vissel B, Choo KH;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1987;15:6751-6752 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Satellite Article
Class Satellite Article
Superfamily centromeric Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 171 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 168.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 43306 76465 43177 75845

External Database Links

  • Repbase : ALR [Requires Repbase registration]