MER95 (DF0000961)

MER95 Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus


MER95 has 4 bp TSDs, and is distantly related to LTR109A2. 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 ERV1 Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 431 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 331. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 45 59 40 46
Homo sapiens 92 165 90 148

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER95 [Requires Repbase registration]