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Table 1 Characteristics of new HERV-K(HML-2) proviral loci

From: Genome-wide amplification of proviral sequences reveals new polymorphic HERV-K(HML-2) proviruses in humans and chimpanzees that are absent from genome assemblies

Locus a Location Type Direct repeat Allele frequency Inter-LTR divergence Estimate of proviral integration (mya)
     PI Provirus sLTR   
19p12c 19p12 I NAb 0.57 0.43 0.0 NAb NAb
Pan8q 8q I AGGAGA 0.0 1 0.0 0.008 2.42 (1.57-3.27)
Pan2Ap 2Ap Uc GCTG(G\A)TGGGCGAGAA(AAA/---) 0.0 1 0.0 0.006 1.81 (1.17-2.45)
1p31.1a 1p31.1 I CATGT 0.0 0.965 0.035 (HSA)d 0.004 1.205 (0.78-1.63)
(PTR) 0.026 7.87 (5.09-10.65)
  1. aNewly identified HERV-K loci were named according to their chromosome band location in humans or chromosome arm in chimpanzee. PI = Pre-Insertion site allele. bNA = Not applicable as one of the proviral LTRs is absent. cU = Undetermined as the reference genome assembly contains a solo LTR. dHSA = Human sequence. PTR = Chimpanzee sequence.