MER66A (DF0000902)

MER66A Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER66A is an LTR related to MER41B. This contains terminal TG...CA dinucleotides, a poly A signal and 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 478 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 346.6. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 322 7044 288 5833

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER66A [Requires Repbase registration]