X23_DNA (DF0001292)

Repetitive element conserved in all mammals.


~40-bp TIR. Guessed to be a DNA transposon because of the hairpin structure.


  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 571 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 234. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 48 62 37 42
Homo sapiens 62 85 47 56

External Database Links

  • Repbase : X23_DNA [Requires Repbase registration]