MER50 (DF0000807)

MER50 Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus

Description

MER50 has 4 bp TSDs. 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 734 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 531.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 1773 3618 1742 3423

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER50 [Requires Repbase registration]