MER57A-int (DF0000862)

Internal region of ERV1 endogenous retrovirus, MER57A-int subfamily


This retroelement lost its mobility ~50 MYA. 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.

Synonyms: MER57A_I


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily ERV1 Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 6187 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 627. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 1394 16149 1194 11150

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER57A_I [Requires Repbase registration]