MER4D1 (DF0000803)

MER4D1 Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus

Description

MER4D1 LTR is a ~90% identical variant of MER4D, which itself is a ~192 bp insertion variant with respect to MER4B. 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.

Classification

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

Hit Statistics

The model is 900 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 515.2. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 1340 14245 1308 13360

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER4D1 [Requires Repbase registration]