MER54B (DF0000861)

MER54B Long Terminal Repeat for ERVL endogenous retrovirus


MER54B has 5 bp TSDs. The orientation has been reversed from the original. It belongs to a group also including 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 793 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 402.1. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 81 213 70 149
Homo sapiens 417 1278 400 1180

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER54B [Requires Repbase registration]