MER45A (DF0000785)

hAT-Tip100 DNA transposon, MER45A subfamily (non-autonomous)


Has 15 bp TIR, 8 bp TSD. Initially 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.

Synonyms: MER45


  1. 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


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily hAT-Tip100

Hit Statistics

The model is 178 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 152.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 1151 1617 585 698
Homo sapiens 2952 6030 2753 5033

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER45 [Requires Repbase registration]