HETA (DF0001642)

Non-LTR retrotransposon HeT-A.


HETA is a telomere specific LINE-like retrotransposon; it forms tandems and its promoter is located at 3' UTR.


  1. Structure of the Drosophila HeT-A transposon: a retrotransposon-like element forming telomeres.
    Danilevskaya O, Slot F, Pavlova M, Pardue ML;
    Chromosoma 1994;103:215-224. Pubmed

  2. The gag coding region of the Drosophila telomeric retrotransposon, HeT-A, has an internal frame shift and a length polymorphic region.
    Pardue ML, Danilevskaya ON, Lowenhaupt K, Wong J, Erby K;
    J Mol Evol 1996;43:572-583. Pubmed

  3. Conserved subfamilies of the Drosophila HeT-A telomere-specific retrotransposon.
    Danilevskaya ON, Lowenhaupt K, Pardue ML;
    Genetics 1998;148:233-242. Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LINE
Superfamily Jockey

Hit Statistics

The model is 6081 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 815.1. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Drosophila melanogaster 379 911 363 827

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HETA [Requires Repbase registration]