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Table 2 Transposon classification in Repbase

From: Repbase Update, a database of repetitive elements in eukaryotic genomes

Group Superfamily/clade
DNA transposon Academ a, Crypton a (CryptonA a , CryptonF a , CryptonI a , CryptonS a , CryptonV a ), Dada a, EnSpm/CACTA, Ginger1 a, Ginger2 a, Harbinger, hAT, Helitron, IS3EU a, ISL2EU, Kolobok, Mariner/Tc1, Merlin, MuDR, Novosib, P, piggyBac, Polinton, Sola a (Sola1 a, Sola2 a, Sola3 a ), Transib, Zator a, Zisupton a
LTR retrotransposon BEL, Copia, DIRS, Gypsy, ERV1, ERV2, ERV3, ERV4 a, Lentivirus a
Non-LTR retrotransposon Ambal a, CR1, CRE, Crack, Daphne, Hero, I, Ingi, Jockey, Kiri a, L1, L2, L2A, L2B, Loa, NeSL, Nimb, Outcast, Penelope, Proto1, Proto2, R1, R2, R4, RandI/Dualen, Rex1, RTE, RTETP, RTEX, Tad1, Tx1, Vingi a
SINE (SINE1/7SL, SINE2/tRNA, SINE3/5S, SINE4 a , SINEU a )
  1. aSuperfamilies/clades added since our latest classification reports [24, 28]