HERV3 (DF0000169)

Internal region of an ERV1 endogenous retrovirus, HERV3 subfamily


The associated LTR is LTR4.


  1. The nucleotide sequence of the env gene from the human provirus ERV3 and isolation and characterization of an ERV3-specific cDNA.
    Cohen M, Powers M, O'Connell C, Kato N;
    Virology 1985;147:449-458 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily ERV1 Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 8426 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 1284.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 319 7781 261 5748

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HERV3 [Requires Repbase registration]