QUASIMODO_I is an internal portion of QUASIMODO retrovirus-like element


LTR of QUASIMODO retrotransposon. It may be an active retrovirus since some of its copies are identical. It generates duplication of the TATAT target-site upon its integration into genome. QUASIMODO_I internal sequence encodes gag (position 406-1413), pol (position 1344-4613) and env-like (position 4477-6033) polyproteins.


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 6060 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 1071. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Drosophila melanogaster 476 4303 420 3469

External Database Links

  • Repbase : QUASIMODO_I [Requires Repbase registration]