TART-A (DF0001711)

Drosophila melanogaster telomere-associated non-LTR retrotransposon.


Telomere specific. ORFs: gag 3935-6847, pol 6885-10127.


  1. Transposons in place of telomeric repeats at a Drosophila telomere.
    Levis RW, Ganesan R, Houtchens K, Tolar LA, Sheen FM;
    Cell 1993;75:1083-1093. Pubmed

  2. Genomic analysis of Drosophila melanogaster telomeres: full-length copies of HeT-A and TART elements at telomeres.
    Abad JP, De Pablos B, Osoegawa K, De Jong PJ, Martín-Gallardo A, Villasante A;
    Mol Biol Evol 2004;21:1613-1619. Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LINE
Superfamily Jockey

Hit Statistics

The model is 15576 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 722.7. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Drosophila melanogaster 161 1025 113 871

External Database Links

  • Repbase : TART-A [Requires Repbase registration]