MER4A1_v (DF0000796)

Variant MER4A1 Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


This is essentially a deletion variant of the MER4A1 LTR. 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: MER4A1_LTR


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 600 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 362. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 904 14045 869 12152

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER4A1_LTR [Requires Repbase registration]