BLOOD_LTR (DF0001547)

LTR from the BLOOD LTR-retrotransposon


LTRBLD_DM is LTR of active BLOOD LTR-retroelement. There are several identical copies of the LTRs in the drosophila genome.


  1. Evidence that white-blood is a novel type of temperature-sensitive mutation resulting from temperature-dependent effects of a transposon insertion on formation of white transcripts.
    Bingham PM, Chapman CH;
    EMBO J 1986;5:3343-3351. Pubmed

  2. Retrotransposon insertion induces an isozyme of sn-glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase in Drosophila melanogaster.
    Wilanowski TM, Gibson JB, Symonds JE;
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1995;92:12065-12069. Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily Gypsy Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 399 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 356.1. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Drosophila melanogaster 37 171 37 158

External Database Links

  • Repbase : BLOOD_LTR [Requires Repbase registration]