UCON38 (DF0001261)

Repetitive element conserved in all mammals.


Typical NTCTAGAN TSDs of Charlies. 12 bp imperfect TIRs. Orientation reversed based on Charlie9 match only. Found in all mammals, including platypus.


  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 hAT-Charlie

Hit Statistics

The model is 362 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 238.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 65 70 65 68
Homo sapiens 337 366 246 265

External Database Links

  • Repbase : UCON38 [Requires Repbase registration]