HERVK (DF0000188)

Internal region of ERVK endogenous retrovirus, HERVK subfamily


gag (position ~156-2297), protease (~2063-3082), pol (~3037-5785) and env (~5624-7951).


  1. Nucleotide sequence of human endogenous retrovirus genome related to the mouse mammary tumor virus genome.
    Ono M, Yasunaga T, Miyata T, Ushikubo H;
    J Virol 1986;60:589-598 Pubmed


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 7536 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 1917.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 249 5073 202 3583

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HERVK [Requires Repbase registration]