HOBO (DF0001645)

HOBO is an autonomous DNA transposon.


HOBO transposase is encoded by CDS 316-2250; HOBO induces 8 bp target site duplications upon its integration in the genome; it has 12-bp terminal inverted repeats.


  1. The structure of hobo transposable elements and their insertion sites.
    Streck RD, Macgaffey JE, Beckendorf SK;
    EMBO J 1986;5:3615-3623. Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily hAT-hobo

Hit Statistics

The model is 3016 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 476.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Drosophila melanogaster 142 198 133 186

External Database Links

  • Repbase : HOBO [Requires Repbase registration]