MER5C (DF0000879)

hAT-Charlie DNA transposon, MER5C subfamily (non-autonomous)


MER5C has 14 bp TIRs, and 8 bp TSDs. 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 DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily hAT-Charlie

Hit Statistics

The model is 313 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 236.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 343 529 221 285
Homo sapiens 918 3098 854 2243

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER5C [Requires Repbase registration]