X2b_DNA (DF0001307)

Repetitive element conserved in all mammals.


CTNAG at termini may be TSDs. Near-perfect palindrome. Present at orthologous sites in all mammals.


  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 189 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 142.8. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 86 155 42 63
Homo sapiens 528 882 136 213

External Database Links

  • Repbase : X2b_DNA [Requires Repbase registration]