HSMAR1 (DF0000212)

TcMar-Mariner DNA transposon, HSMAR1 subfamily


30 bp terminal inverted repeats, TA target site.


  1. Human and other mammalian genomes contain transposons of the mariner family.
    Auge-Gouillou C, Bigot Y, Pollet N, Hamelin MH, Meunier-Rotival M, Periquet G;
    FEBS Lett 1995;368:541-546 Pubmed

  2. Identification in the human genome of mobile elements spread by DNA-mediated transposition.
    Morgan GT;
    J Mol Biol 1995;254:1-5 Pubmed

  3. Tiggers and DNA transposon fossils in the human genome.
    Smit AF, Riggs AD;
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996;93:1443-1448 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily TcMar-Mariner

Hit Statistics

The model is 1287 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 658.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 704 5016 511 608

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HSMAR1 [Requires Repbase registration]