X8_LINE (DF0001121)

CR1 (Chicken Repeat 1) retrotransposon, X8_LINE subfamily


The non-autonomous CR1 element matches the same region of a CR1-type LINE as does X1_LINE.


  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 Retrotransposon Article
Class LINE
Superfamily CR1

Hit Statistics

The model is 296 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 216.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 61 87 42 58
Homo sapiens 124 185 91 128

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