Merlin1_HS (DF0001000)

Merlin1_HS -- Merlin DNA transposon

Description

Merlin1_HS is an ancient family of DNA transposons related to the Merlin/IS1016 family. This assignment is based upon: sequence similarities in the 21bp TIRs, the length of the 8bp TSDs, and sequence similarites in the ORF fragments that remain. There a few dozen copies of Merlin1_HS in the human genome.

Classification

Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily Merlin

Hit Statistics

The model is 1175 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 503.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 27 51 27 50

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