MER68B (DF0000912)

MER68B Long Terminal Repeat for ERVL endogenous retrovirus


MER68B has 5 bp TSDs, and is similar to MER77. It was initially presented in the opposite orientation. 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 ERVL Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 564 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 351.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 204 901 155 631
Homo sapiens 430 6152 366 3950

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER68B [Requires Repbase registration]