MER67C (DF0000909)

MER67C Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER67C is an LTR for a MER4-int type ERV with distant similarity to LTR70. It has 4 bp TSDs and is 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 711 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 393.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 433 831 376 674
Homo sapiens 830 2900 793 2578

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER67C [Requires Repbase registration]