MER106B (DF0000708)

hAT-Charlie DNA transposon, MER106B subfamily


MER106B has 14 bp imperfect, terminal inverted repeats, and 8 bp target site duplications with a preference of NTCTAGAN. MER stands for MEdium Reiteration frequency interspersed repeat. As such, MERs as a group are a grab bag of DNA transposons and retrotransposons.


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily hAT-Charlie

Hit Statistics

The model is 1059 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 234.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 180 365 110 154
Homo sapiens 382 2134 318 1537

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER106B [Requires Repbase registration]