MER67A (DF0000907)

MER67A Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER67A is an LTR for a MER4-int type ERV with distant similarity to MER31B. This has 4bp TSDs. Found in humans and rodents. 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 543 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 238. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 152 477 114 248
Homo sapiens 655 4522 491 2700

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER67A [Requires Repbase registration]