MER73 (DF0000924)

MER73 Long Terminal Repeat for ERVL endogenous retrovirus


MER73 has 5 bp TSDs, and is related to MER54. The originally reported orientation has been reversed. 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 644 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 403.6. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 96 143 88 125
Homo sapiens 250 1023 220 749

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER73 [Requires Repbase registration]