MER117 (DF0000713)

Putative hAT-Charlie DNA transposon, MER117 subfamily


Has 15 bp TIRs. MER117 is classified in the hAT superfamily based on TIR similarities. One possible match in the opossum 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 197 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 155.9. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 1707 1840 588 612
Homo sapiens 6047 7034 4327 4776

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER117 [Requires Repbase registration]