X12_DNA (DF0001165)

Mariner transposon conserved in all mammals.


21 bp TIRs. Similar at the termini to Tigger19a. Found at orthologous positions throughout mammals.


  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 TcMar-Tigger

Hit Statistics

The model is 325 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 216.1. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 406 419 265 270
Homo sapiens 3458 3876 1921 2066

External Database Links

  • Repbase : X12_DNA [Requires Repbase registration]