M4DM (DF0001664)

M4DM is a nonautonomous DNA transposon.


The element is flanked by a 5bp target site duplication and it has 31bp TIRs.


  1. Transposon insertions causing constitutive Sex-lethal activity in Drosophila melanogaster affect Sxl sex-specific transcript splicing.
    Bernstein M, Lersch RA, Subrahmanyan L, Cline TW;
    Genetics 1995;139:631-648. Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type DNA Transposon Article
Class Cut and Paste
Superfamily CMC-Transib

Hit Statistics

The model is 1435 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 607.3. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Drosophila melanogaster 98 170 86 112

External Database Links

  • Repbase : M4DM [Requires Repbase registration]