MER9a2 (DF0000970)

MER9a2 Long Terminal Repeat for ERVK endogenous retrovirus


MER9a2 is a very minor variant of MER9a1. 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 445.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 212 1359 210 1337

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