MER99 (DF0000968)

Putative hAT DNA transposon, MER99 subfamily


MER99 has been classified as a putative hAT DNA transposon based on the 10 bp TIRs and 8 bp TSDs. 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?

Note: Uncertain classification.

Hit Statistics

The model is 831 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 391.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 152 192 134 166
Homo sapiens 204 293 190 269

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER99 [Requires Repbase registration]