UCON23 (DF0001139)

Interspersed repeats conserved in mammals and birds, UCON23 subfamily


UCON23 is tentatively classified as a hAT-Tip100 DNA transposon. It has 5 or 8bp TSDs, 8 bp TIRs and has (CA/TG) termini. Found in human, chicken and alligator.


  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 hAT-Tip100?

Note: Uncertain classification.

Hit Statistics

The model is 154 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 137.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 21 21 17 17
Homo sapiens 39 42 27 27

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