MER50-int (DF0000815)

Internal region of ERV1 endogenous retrovirus, MER50-int subfamily


MER50-int is closely related to MER4-int group ERVs, and is flanked by MER50-type LTRs. 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: MER50I


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 7205 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 822.6. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 408 16241 357 11309

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER50I [Requires Repbase registration]