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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Aldh2tm1Kaw
Name: aldehyde dehydrogenase 2, mitochondrial; targeted mutation 1, Toshihiro Kawamoto
MGI ID: MGI:2157245
Synonyms: ALDH2-, mtALDH-
Gene: Aldh2  Location: Chr5:121704090-121731887 bp, - strand  Genetic Position: Chr5, 61.86 cM, cytoband F-G1
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:63498
Parent Cell Line:  E14 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129P2/OlaHsd
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout)
Mutations:    Insertion, Intragenic deletion
Mutation detailsA termination codon and a neomycin selection cassette was inserted into exon 3. Western blot analysis on liver mitochondrial fractions derived from homozygous mice confirmed that the protein was not expressed at detectable levels. (J:63498)
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 2 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Aldh2 Mutation:  29 strains or lines available
Original:  J:63498 Kitagawa K, et al., Aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) 2 associates with oxidation of methoxyacetaldehyde; in vitro analysis with liver subcellular fraction derived from human and Aldh2 gene targeting mouse. FEBS Lett. 2000 Jul 7;476(3):306-11
All:  58 reference(s)

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