MER4E (DF0000804)

MER4E Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER4E is similar to other MER4 LTRs, except for the first ~125 bp. 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.


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 766 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 452.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 678 10635 642 9803

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER4E [Requires Repbase registration]