X17_LINE (DF0001252)

Repetitive element conserved in all mammals.


Similar to CR1-8_Gav and CR1-1_Croc in the ancestral crocodile and L3 in the ancestral Therian.


  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 LINE
Superfamily CR1

Hit Statistics

The model is 296 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 193.1. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 164 185 103 110
Homo sapiens 741 1129 319 364

External Database Links

  • Repbase : X17_LINE [Requires Repbase registration]