MER21-int (DF0000769)

Internal region of an ERVL endogenous retrovirus, MER21-int subfamily


MER21-int is the internal sequence of a common non-autonomous, MER4-group ERV element, with MER21A-C LTRs. 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.

Synonyms: MER21I


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 4191 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 687.1. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 177 2052 135 1673
Homo sapiens 771 3352 689 2558

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER21I [Requires Repbase registration]