Tigger2a (DF0000838)

TcMar-Tigger DNA transposon, Tigger2a subfamily (non-autonomous)


Tigger2a is an internal deletion product of Tigger2. This has 24 bp TIRs, and "TA" TSDs.

Synonyms: MER28


  1. Identification and characterization of new human medium reiteration frequency repeats.
    Jurka J, Kaplan DJ, Duncan CH, Walichiewicz J, Milosavljevic A, Murali G, Solus JF;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1993;21:1273-1279. Pubmed

  2. Tiggers and DNA transposon fossils in the human genome.
    Smit AF, Riggs AD;
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996;93:1443-1448 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily TcMar-Tigger

Hit Statistics

The model is 434 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 355.5. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 2488 8811 2396 7539

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER28 [Requires Repbase registration]