HERVK13 (DF0000191)

Internal region of ERVK endogenous retrovirus, HERVK13 subfamily


The HERVK13 pol was classified in 1993 as HML-4 [1]. The relationship between the envelope proteins of HERVK13 and HERVK10 has been examined by [2].

Synonyms: HERVK13I


  1. Characterization of novel reverse transcriptase encoding human endogenous retroviral sequences similar to type A and type B retroviruses: differential transcription in normal human tissues.
    Medstrand P, Blomberg J;
    J Virol 1993;67:6778-6787 Pubmed

  2. Concerted evolution of the tandem array encoding primate U2 snRNA occurs in situ, without changing the cytological context of the RNU2 locus.
    Pavelitz T, Rusché L, Matera AG, Scharf JM, Weiner AM;
    EMBO J 1995;14:169-177 Pubmed

  3. Proviral structure, chromosomal location, and expression of HERV-K-T47D, a novel human endogenous retrovirus derived from T47D particles.
    Seifarth W, Baust C, Murr A, Skladny H, Krieg-Schneider F, Blusch J, Werner T, Hehlmann R, Leib-Mösch C;
    J Virol 1998;72:8384-8391 Pubmed


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 8116 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 1253.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 75 2612 64 2149

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HERVK13I [Requires Repbase registration]