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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Gja3tm1Scr
Name: gap junction protein, alpha 3; targeted mutation 1, The Scripps Research Institute
MGI ID: MGI:2136656
Synonyms: alpha3-, alpha3Cx46-, Cx46lacZ, Gja3tm1
Gene: Gja3  Location: Chr14:57271917-57295487 bp, - strand  Genetic Position: Chr14, 29.82 cM
Dense nuclear cataracts in Gja8R205G/Gja8R205G and Gja8R205G/Gja8R205G Gja3tm1Scr/Gja3tm1Scr mice but degenerating peripheral lens fibers only in Gja8R205G/Gja8R205G mice

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Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:44949
Parent Cell Line:  J1 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129S4/SvJae
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout, Reporter)
Mutations:    Insertion, Intragenic deletion
Mutation detailsA DNA fragment encoding the four putative transmembrane domains was replaced with a lacZ gene and a neomycin cassette. No mRNA was expressed by this allele, as assessed by Northern blot on total RNA derived from homozygous mutant lens tissue. (J:44949)
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 0 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Gja3 Mutation:  14 strains or lines available
Original:  J:44949 Gong X, et al., Disruption of alpha3 connexin gene leads to proteolysis and cataractogenesis in mice. Cell. 1997 Dec 12;91(6):833-43
All:  22 reference(s)

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