Tigger3 (DF0000840)

TcMar-Tigger DNA transposon, Tigger3 subfamily (autonomous)


Tigger3 was previously known as GOLEM. It has 23 bp TIRs and "TA" TSDs, and has a transposase related to Tigger1.

Synonyms: GOLEM


  1. Two human repetitive DNA elements: a new interspersed repeat found in the factor IX gene, and a satellite 11 tandem repeat sequence.
    Drinkwater RD, Burgoyne LA, Skinner JD;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1986;14:9541-9541 Pubmed

  2. Novel short interspersed repeat in human DNA.
    Kaplan DJ, Duncan CH;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1990;18:192-192 Pubmed

  3. Medium reiteration frequency repetitive sequences in the human genome.
    Kaplan DJ, Jurka J, Solus JF, Duncan CH;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1991;19:4731-4738 Pubmed

  4. CCAAT displacement protein as a repressor of the myelomonocytic-specific gp91-phox gene promoter.
    Skalnik DG, Strauss EC, Orkin SH;
    J Biol Chem 1991;266:16736-16744 Pubmed

  5. Paucity of novel short interspersed repetitive element (SINE) families in human DNA and isolation of a novel MER repeat.
    Rubin CM, Leeflang EP, Rinehart FP, Schmid CW;
    Genomics 1993;18:322-328 Pubmed

  6. 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

  7. 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 3029 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 472.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 3003 28281 2950 25003

External Database Links

  • Repbase : GOLEM [Requires Repbase registration]