MER57F (DF0000889)

MER57F Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER57F was renamed from MER93B. Appears to be simian-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 435 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 332.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 355 4556 331 3729

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER57F [Requires Repbase registration]