MER57C1 (DF0000867)

MER57C1 Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER57C1 is possibly 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 385 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 243.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 264 5683 212 4683

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER57C1 [Requires Repbase registration]