MARE8 (DF0001295)

Repetitive element conserved in all mammals.


19 bp TIRs, apprently unique. Found at orthologous sites in placentals and 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 Undefined

Hit Statistics

The model is 300 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 163.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 89 93 50 51
Homo sapiens 348 381 179 188

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MARE8 [Requires Repbase registration]