MER54A (DF0000860)

MER54A Long Terminal Repeat for ERVL endogenous retrovirus


MER54A has 5 bp TSDs. Its orientation has been reversed from the original. It belongs to a group that includes MER73, MER74, MER88 and LTR53. 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.


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 901 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 470.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 228 347 190 263
Homo sapiens 513 1959 488 1406

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER54A [Requires Repbase registration]