MER63A (DF0000893)

hAT-Blackjack DNA transposon, MER63A subfamily


MER63A is an internally deleted hAT DNA transposon, with 15 bp TIRs and 8 bp TSDs. Related subfamilies differ by size. 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-Blackjack

Hit Statistics

The model is 210 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 175.2. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 1788 2559 997 1391
Homo sapiens 4702 8100 4317 6571

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER63A [Requires Repbase registration]