MER63D (DF0000896)

hAT-Blackjack DNA transposon, MER63D subfamily


MER63D 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 1061 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 253.5. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 209 2757 146 1471
Homo sapiens 775 11610 665 7713

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER63D [Requires Repbase registration]