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Aw
Spontaneous Allele Detail
Summary
Symbol: Aw
Name: nonagouti; white-bellied agouti
MGI ID: MGI:1855936
Synonyms: AL light-bellied agouti
Gene: a  Location: Chr2:154792519-154892932 bp, + strand  Genetic Position: Chr2, 76.83 cM
Alliance: Aw page
Mutation
origin
Strain of Origin:  Not Specified
Mutation
description
Allele Type:    Spontaneous
Mutation:    Transposon insertion
 
Mutation detailsMolecular cloning demonstrated that the location of an exon, 1A, responsible for the ventral-specific light (white) belly is within a 3.1-kb element that is duplicated in the opposite orientation 15-kb upstream producing an interrupted palindrome approximately 22 kb in length. (J:35710)
Inheritance:    Dominant
Phenotypes
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Expression
In Structures Affected by this Mutation: 2 anatomical structures
Tumor Data
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Mouse strains and cell lines available from the International Mouse Strain Resource (IMSR)
Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 14 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any a Mutation:  460 strains or lines available
References
Original:  J:64108 Dickie MM, Aw - white-bellied agouti. Mouse News Lett. 1969;40:29
All:  21 reference(s)

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last database update
11/26/2022
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