Tigger4 (DF0000844)

TcMar-Tigger DNA transposon, Tigger4 subfamily (autonomous)


Tigger4 has 23 bp TIRS, and "TA" TSDs. It has been shown [3] that neurolepsy-related Jerky gene in human and mouse is a recruited transposase from Tigger4.

Synonyms: ZOMBI


  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Sectorial mutagenesis by transposable elements.
    Jurka J, Kapitonov VV;
    Genetica 1999;107:239-248 Pubmed


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 2731 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 573.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 1242 12605 1211 10420

External Database Links

  • Repbase : ZOMBI [Requires Repbase registration]