MER61E (DF0000887)

MER61E Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER61E was originally called LTR20B. It has 4 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 Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily ERV1 Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 569 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 358.2. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 307 8412 255 3964

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER61E [Requires Repbase registration]