TC5B (DF0001481)

TC5B nonautonomous DNA transposon


TC5B is a nonautonomous DNA transposon derived from TC5. TC5B elements are flanked by 3 bp-long target-site duplications (TNA) and 140 bp-long terminal inverted repeats.


  1. Identification of putative nonautonomous transposable elements associated with several transposon families in Caenorhabditis elegans.
    Oosumi T, Garlick B, Belknap WR;
    J Mol Evol 1996;43:11-18. Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily TcMar-Tc4

Hit Statistics

The model is 641 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 267.2. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Caenorhabditis elegans 179 738 130 557

External Database Links

  • Repbase : TC5B [Requires Repbase registration]