BEL_I (DF0001541)

BEL_I is an internal portion of BEL retrovirus.


BEL_I's ORF encodes 1607 aa-long polyprotein that has domains similar to gag, RT and endonuclease/integrase typical for many animal retroviruses including MLV, MMTV and SIV.


  1. "Nucleotide sequence of the transposable element, BEL, of Drosophila melanogaster.";
    Davis S.P. and Judd H.B.
    Drosoph. Inf. Serv 76, 134-136 (1995). Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily Pao

Hit Statistics

The model is 5404 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 860.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Drosophila melanogaster 120 908 102 720

External Database Links

  • Repbase : BEL_I [Requires Repbase registration]