MER91A (DF0000951)

hAT-Tip100 DNA transposon, MER91A subfamily (non-autonomous)


MER91A has 6 bp TIRs. It shares fragmentary, terminal similarity to Zaphod2. 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 DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily hAT-Tip100

Hit Statistics

The model is 196 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 156.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 497 545 164 174
Homo sapiens 3678 5324 2606 3086

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER91A [Requires Repbase registration]