UCON14 (DF0001089)

Interspersed repeats conserved in mammals and birds, UCON14 subfamily


Found in the chicken genome. One copy comprises an alternative coding exon for PCBP3, shared between mammals, birds, and amphibia. UCON14 is largely palindromic.


  1. Evolutionary dynamics of transposable elements in the short-tailed opossum Monodelphis domestica.
    Gentles AJ, Wakefield MJ, Kohany O, Gu W, Batzer MA, Pollock DD, Jurka J;
    Genome Res 2007;17:992-1004 Pubmed

  2. Repetitive sequences in complex genomes: structure and evolution.
    Jurka J, Kapitonov VV, Kohany O, Jurka MV;
    Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 2007;8:241-259 Pubmed


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 344 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 163.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 68 99 41 58
Homo sapiens 112 166 85 117

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