MER70-int (DF0000921)

Internal region of ERVL endogenous retrovirus, MER70-int subfamily


MER70-int is an internal portion of the HERVL70 endogenous retrovirus flanked by the long terminal repeats MER70A and MER70B. 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.

Synonyms: MER70_I


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily ERVL Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 5023 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 580.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 68 3078 45 1984
Homo sapiens 280 4345 183 2342

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER70_I [Requires Repbase registration]