X2a_DNA (DF0001148)

Unclassified, palindromic DNA transposon, X2a_DNA subfamily


Present at orthologous sites in all mammals. A near-perfect palindrome, the CTNAG at the termini may represent the Target Site Duplication.


  1. Distinct groups of repetitive families preserved in mammals correspond to different periods of regulatory innovations in vertebrates.
    Jurka J, Bao W, Kojima KK, Kohany O, Yurka MG;
    Biol Direct 2012;7:36-36. Pubmed


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 189 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 149. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 197 340 65 104
Homo sapiens 1237 2157 327 516

External Database Links

  • Repbase : X2a_DNA [Requires Repbase registration]