MIRc (DF0000976)

MIRc (Mammalian-wide Interspersed Repeat - variant c)


MIRc 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 175.5. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 20180 97050 3533 16724
Homo sapiens 84106 500312 44834 275671

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MIRc [Requires Repbase registration]