UCON2 (DF0001095)

Interspersed repeats conserved in mammals and birds, UCON2 subfamily


Tenative classification as a Cut and Paste DNA transposon is based on a reconstruction that indicates that it is a near-perfect palindrome with possible "TTAA" TSDs. Found in chicken.


  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

Note: Uncertain classification.

Hit Statistics

The model is 585 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 212. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 71 113 70 108
Homo sapiens 189 360 123 213

External Database Links

  • Repbase : UCON2 [Requires Repbase registration] Report