AluYb8 (DF0000055)

AluYb8 subfamily


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


  1. A new subfamily of recently retroposed human Alu repeats.
    Jurka J;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1993;21:2252-2252 Pubmed

  2. An Alu element retroposition in two families with Huntington disease defines a new active Alu subfamily.
    Hutchinson GB, Andrew SE, McDonald H, Goldberg YP, Graham R, Rommens JM, Hayden MR;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1993;21:3379-3383 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class SINE
Superfamily Alu Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 318 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 303.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 2530 1256320 2480 1224234

External Database Links

  • Repbase : AluYb8 [Requires Repbase registration]