MER57C2 (DF0000866)

MER57C2 Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER57C2 may be primate-specific. 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 434 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 292.9. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 500 770 385 555
Homo sapiens 428 5163 394 4408

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER57C2 [Requires Repbase registration]