MER9B (DF0000972)

MER9B Long Terminal Repeat for HERVK9 endogenous retrovirus


MER9B is a long terminal repeat of the HERVK9 endogenous retrovirus. 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 499 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 360.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 48 1402 37 1326

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER9B [Requires Repbase registration]