MER77 (DF0000933)

MER77 Long Terminal Repeat for ERVL endogenous retrovirus


MER77 has 5 bp TSDs, and is related to the MER68A/B LTRs. It was originally 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 604 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 384.2. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 462 1779 359 1022
Homo sapiens 1112 11184 971 8909

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER77 [Requires Repbase registration]