AluYb9 (DF0000056)

AluYb9 subfamily


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


  1. Alu insertion polymorphisms for the study of human genomic diversity.
    Roy-Engel AM, Carroll ML, Vogel E, Garber RK, Nguyen SV, Salem AH, Batzer MA, Deininger PL;
    Genetics 2001;159:279-290 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 253.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 446 1256748 389 1224489

External Database Links

  • Repbase : AluYb9 [Requires Repbase registration]