EUTREP8 (DF0001234)

Conserved repetitive element present in placental mammals.


Termini with short TIRs and AATAAA signal at appropriate place (439-444) suggests this is an LTR. Present in Eutheria; absent in marsupials.


  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 Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily Undefined

Hit Statistics

The model is 593 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 263.2. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 52 58 24 26
Homo sapiens 318 420 233 286

External Database Links

  • Repbase : EUTREP8 [Requires Repbase registration]