MER31B (DF0000747)

MER31B Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


Has 4 bp TSDs. Fragments are similar to MER67A & D. 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.


  1. Identification and characterization of new human medium reiteration frequency repeats.
    Jurka J, Kaplan DJ, Duncan CH, Walichiewicz J, Milosavljevic A, Murali G, Solus JF;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1993;21:1273-1279. Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily ERV1 Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 466 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 320.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 534 1256 401 904
Homo sapiens 1195 4262 1104 3178

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER31B [Requires Repbase registration]