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Gja8tm1Paul
Targeted Allele Detail
Nomenclature
Symbol: Gja8tm1Paul
Name: gap junction protein, alpha 8; targeted mutation 1, David L Paul
MGI ID: MGI:2137411
Synonyms: alpha8(-), Cx-50-
Gene: Gja8  Location: Chr3:96919022-96925930 bp, - strand  Genetic Position: Chr3, 42.03 cM
Nuclear cataracts in Gja8tm1Paul/Gja8tm1Paul mice

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Mutation
origin
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:50894
Parent Cell Line:  J1 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129S4/SvJae
Mutation
description
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout)
Mutations:    Insertion, Intragenic deletion
    The entire coding region was replaced with a neomycin resistance cassette. (J:50894)
Phenotypes
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 0 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Gja8 Mutation:  8 strains or lines available
References
Original:  J:50894 White TW, et al., Targeted ablation of connexin50 in mice results in microphthalmia and zonular pulverulent cataracts. J Cell Biol. 1998 Nov 2;143(3):815-25
All:  8 reference(s)

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last database update
08/12/2014
MGI 5.19
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