MER74A (DF0000925)

MER74A Long Terminal Repeat for ERVL endogenous retrovirus


MER74A has 5 bp TSDs. It is a flanking LTR of HERVL74. 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 558 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 394.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 568 1171 465 856
Homo sapiens 1081 3160 1052 2603

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER74A [Requires Repbase registration]