MIRb (DF0000975)

MIRb (Mammalian-wide Interspersed Repeat - variant b)


MIRb 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 L2 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 268 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 187. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 46243 117601 12184 26062
Homo sapiens 180148 562873 124864 316233

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MIRb [Requires Repbase registration]