MER112 (DF0000709)

hAT-Charlie DNA transposon, MER112 subfamily


Present in human & other mammals; over 4000 copies per genome. Note that 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 261 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 211. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 483 560 381 433
Homo sapiens 3931 5831 3428 4825

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER112 [Requires Repbase registration]