FLAM_A (DF0000143)

FLAM_A (Free left Alu monomer A)


FLAM_A is a SINE that derives from a single, internally-deleted 7SL RNA.


  1. Fusion of a free left Alu monomer and a free right Alu monomer at the origin of the Alu family in the primate genomes.
    Quentin Y;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1992;20:487-493 Pubmed

  2. Origin of the Alu family: a family of Alu-like monomers gave birth to the left and the right arms of the Alu elements.
    Quentin Y;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1992;20:3397-3401 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class SINE
Superfamily Alu Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 142 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 132.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 19990 2220483 18717 2169157

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