TcMar-Tigger DNA transposon, MER44A subfamily (non-autonomous)
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MER44A is an internal deletion of the Tigger7 DNA transposon. Has 23 bp TIRs, TSD is "TA". Intitially reported in the opposite orientation. 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.
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
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Number of matches to this model that meet the "Gathering" threshold and more stringent "Trusted" threshold. For each threshold, two numbers are shown: (1) the number of matches to this model after removing redundant hits to other models ("non-redundant"), and (2) the total number of matches above threshold, including those with better scoring matches to other models ("all hits").
The model is 339 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 263.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:
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External Database Links
- Repbase : MER44A [Requires Repbase registration]