HERVK9 (DF0000196)

Internal region of ERVK endogenous retrovirus, HERVK9 subfamily


The associated long terminal repeat is MER9 and its variants. Features: gag (~123-1559), protease (~1421-2365), polymerase (~2257-5097), env (~4883-5694). Insertion variants found at position 5689 (661 bp insert) and position 5195 (206 bp insert). The original consensus was generated from 73 proviral loci.

Synonyms: HERVK9I


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 6021 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 1808.1. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 489 2177 452 1834

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HERVK9I [Requires Repbase registration]