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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Dsg3tm1Stan
Name: desmoglein 3; targeted mutation 1, John R Stanley
MGI ID: MGI:1857388
Synonyms: Dsg3-
Gene: Dsg3  Location: Chr18:20510304-20541310 bp, + strand  Genetic Position: Chr18, 11.39 cM
Dsg3tm1Stan/Dsg3tm1Stan mice are runts and have skin erosions and eye lesions

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Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:40804
Parent Cell Line:  RW-4 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129X1/SvJ
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout)
Mutations:    Insertion, Intragenic deletion
Mutation detailsReplacement of part of the first exon, including the translation initiation site, with a neomycin cassette. Dsg3 RNA and protein were not detected in mice homozygous for this targeted mutation. (J:40804)
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 2 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Dsg3 Mutation:  35 strains or lines available
Original:  J:40804 Koch PJ, et al., Targeted disruption of the pemphigus vulgaris antigen (desmoglein 3) gene in mice causes loss of keratinocyte cell adhesion with a phenotype similar to pemphigus vulgaris. J Cell Biol. 1997 Jun 2;137(5):1091-102
All:  20 reference(s)

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