MER9a1 (DF0000969)

MER9a1 Long Terminal Repeat for ERVK endogenous retrovirus


Some copies of MER9a1 appear to have integrated after the split from orangutan. 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 ERVK Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 513 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 484.5. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 372 1364 371 1337

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