HERV16 (DF0000162)

ERVL endogenous retrovirus, HERV16 subfamily (internal)


LTRs of HERV16 are listed in Repbase as LTR16 sequences. HERV16 is related to HERVL and is relatively old (>20% divergence from consensus). Bases 300 to 1300 encoded a GAG protein closely similar to the murine "retrovirus restriction polypeptide" (PIDs e24674 and e242676).


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily ERVL Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 4996 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 575.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 1188 9562 823 7319
Homo sapiens 2831 24809 2455 20766

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HERV16 [Requires Repbase registration]