HERVK22 (DF0000194)

Internal region of ERVK endogenous retrovirus, HERVK22 subfamily


The long terminal repeat associated with this ERVK is LTR22C0, but there are several variant LTR22 subfamilies. These produce 6 bp TSDs. Features: Methionine PBS (~3-20), gag (~138-1692), protease (~1533-2327), pol (~2270-5002), env (~4779-end), and polypyrimidine tract (~6810-6823) Two frequently observed deletions: (a) gag-protease region (~768-2303 and (b) env region (~5314-6641).

Synonyms: HERVK22I


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 6837 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 1598.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 330 2194 308 1756

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HERVK22I [Requires Repbase registration]