HERVK11 (DF0000189)

Internal region of ERVK endogenous retrovirus, HERVK11 subfamily


There are two major subfamilies of HERVK11. HERVK11 is the internal variant found flanked by long terminal repeats: MER11A, MER11B and MER11C (producing 6 bp TSDs). The other internal variant is HERVK11D, and is found flanked by MER11D. HERVK11 encodes 4 proteins: gag (~156-2297), protease (~2063-3082), pol (~3037-5785) and env (~5624-7951).

Synonyms: HERVK11I


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 7953 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 1582.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 193 2706 181 2148

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HERVK11I [Requires Repbase registration]