AluYa8 (DF0000054)

AluYa8 subfamily


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


  1. Structure and variability of recently inserted Alu family members.
    Batzer MA, Kilroy GE, Richard PE, Shaikh TH, Desselle TD, Hoppens CL, Deininger PL;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1990;18:6793-6798 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class SINE
Superfamily Alu Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 310 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 166.1. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 323 1261371 269 1232703

External Database Links

  • Repbase : AluYa8 [Requires Repbase registration]