MER70A (DF0000918)

MER70A Long Terminal Repeat for ERVL endogenous retrovirus


MER70A has been revised and its orientation reversed from its original presentation. It is associated with MER70-int, and has 5 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 ERVL Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 472 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 372.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 215 406 193 352
Homo sapiens 428 1602 421 1314

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER70A [Requires Repbase registration]