MER57E2 (DF0000870)

MER57E2 Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER57Es was originally known as MER93a_LTR. 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 402 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 266.2. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 55 259 39 158
Homo sapiens 129 4471 108 3452

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER57E2 [Requires Repbase registration]