AluSq (DF0000043)

AluSq subfamily


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


  1. Reconstruction and analysis of human Alu genes.
    Jurka J, Milosavljevic A;
    J Mol Evol 1991;32:105-121 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class SINE
Superfamily Alu Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 313 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 300.6. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 21753 1261760 21641 1240300

External Database Links

  • Repbase : AluSq [Requires Repbase registration]