Table 2.

Previously described HERV families investigated in this study

FamilyAlternative nameAccession no.Closest matchReference
Cosmida% IdentityRegion of identity
HERV.E M10976 48
HERV.IRTLV-I M92067 29
HERV.WMSRV AF009668 46,9
HERV.HRTLV-H K01891,D11078 30,17
HERV.L X89211 12
HERV.K M14123 42
ERV-9 X57147 23
HERV.HML6HSU60268–HSU60270 36
HERV.ADPADP-pol L14752 28
HERV.FRD U27240 49
HERV.RERV-3 M12140 AC004609 89150 bp ofpol 40
ERV-1 K02916/7 AC004609 822 100-bp regions ofgag 11
NP-2 M15971 AL023280 84300 bp ofenv 51
Hs5 D10450 AC004054 851,000 bp ofenv 24
HERV.S71 M32788 AC002992a88300 bp of RNase H gene 59
RRHERV.I M64936 AC002992b90500 bp ofenv 20
HERV.PHuRRS-Pb AC002069 99130 amino acids of Pol 22
HERV.XA U29659 AC000378 88500 bp ofpol 60
HERV.HML1 U35102 Z70280 95230 bp ofpol 35
HERV.HML2 U35104 Z70280 80230 bp ofpol 35
HERV.HML3 U35153 Z83745a94230 bp ofpol 35
HERV.HML4 U35160 HERV.K108650 bp ofpol 35
HERV.HML5 U35161 AC004536 88230 bp ofpol 35
HERV-FTD U27241 AC004682 82500 bp ofpol 49
HRES-1 X16660 No match 45
  • a Accession number of closest cosmid match if pol gene sequence from prototype isolate was not available.

  • b —, see reference for sequence.