MER61A (DF0000883)

MER61A Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


An earlier reconstruction name MER61 was refined and renamed MER61A. 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 341 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 311.6. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 641 3481 630 2007

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER61A [Requires Repbase registration]