MLT2A1 (DF0001027)

MLT2A1 Long Terminal Repeat for ERVL endogenous retrovirus


MLT2A1 is an ERVL LTR. However, a related LTR was "absorbed" by a mobile Ricksha DNA transposon; explaining this cross-Type homology.


  1. Medium reiteration frequency repetitive sequences in the human genome.
    Kaplan DJ, Jurka J, Solus JF, Duncan CH;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1991;19:4731-4738 Pubmed

  2. Isolation of novel human endogenous retrovirus-like elements with foamy virus-related pol sequence.
    Cordonnier A, Casella JF, Heidmann T;
    J Virol 1995;69:5890-5897 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily ERVL Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 444 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 360.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 2136 28080 1925 21508

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MLT2A1 [Requires Repbase registration]