MER51-int (DF0000816)

Internal region of ERV1 endogenous retrovirus, MER51-int subfamily


The MER51-int ERV retrotransposon is flanked by MER51(A-E) 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: MER51I


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 7816 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 715.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 688 17747 599 13671

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER51I [Requires Repbase registration]