MER48 (DF0000793)

MER48 Long Terminal Repeat for HERVH48 endogenous retrovirus

Description

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.

References

  1. Identification of new medium reiteration frequency repeats in the genomes of Primates, Rodentia and Lagomorpha.
    Jurka J, Kapitonov VV, Klonowski P, Walichiewicz J, Smit AF;
    Genetica ;98:235-47 Pubmed

Classification

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

Hit Statistics

The model is 407 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 272.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 261 3663 172 601

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER48 [Requires Repbase registration]