HERVKC4 (DF0000197)

Internal region of ERVK endogenous retrovirus, HERVKC4 subfamily


The associated long terminal repeat is LTR14.


  1. The dichotomous size variation of human complement C4 genes is mediated by a novel family of endogenous retroviruses, which also establishes species-specific genomic patterns among Old World primates.
    Dangel AW, Mendoza AR, Baker BJ, Daniel CM, Carroll MC, Wu LC, Yu CY;
    Immunogenetics 1994;40:425-436 Pubmed


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 5262 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 809.6. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 141 3887 122 3049

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HERVKC4 [Requires Repbase registration]