MIR3 (DF0000974)

MIR3 (Mammalian-wide Interspersed Repeat 3)


MIR3 is a pan-mammalian SINE with a 5' end derived from a tRNA, a central deeply-conserved CORE region (shared with other MIRs), and a 3' terminal ~55bp related to an L3 LINE [1].


  1. Evolutionary inventions and continuity of CORE-SINEs in mammals.
    Gilbert N, Labuda D;
    J Mol Biol 2000;298:365-377 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class SINE
Superfamily MIR

Hit Statistics

The model is 208 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 148.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 15793 54353 2272 6051
Homo sapiens 82423 373195 37200 143741

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MIR3 [Requires Repbase registration]