MER57A1 (DF0000863)

MER57A1 Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


This LTR was originally reconstructed as MER57B. 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 ERV1 Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 432 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 381.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 838 4535 816 3856

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER57A1 [Requires Repbase registration]