MERVL (DF0003918)

Internal sequence of endogenous retrovirus.


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  1. Cloning of a new murine endogenous retrovirus, MuERV-L, with strong similarity to the human HERV-L element and with a gag coding sequence closely related to the Fv1 restriction gene.
    BĂ©nit L, De Parseval N, Casella JF, Callebaut I, Cordonnier A, Heidmann T;
    J Virol 1997;71:5652-5657. Pubmed


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

Hit Statistics

The model is 5485 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 3172.6. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Mus musculus 1304 7469 1226 5560

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MERVL [Requires Repbase registration]