MER63C (DF0000895)

hAT-Blackjack DNA transposon, MER63C subfamily


MER63C is an internally deleted hAT DNA transposon, with 15 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-Blackjack

Hit Statistics

The model is 930 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 471.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 451 2648 361 1437
Homo sapiens 612 10714 576 7204

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER63C [Requires Repbase registration]