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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Prnptm2Edin
Name: prion protein; targeted mutation 2, Edinburgh University
MGI ID: MGI:2387688
Synonyms: mPrP0/0, NPU, PrnpEdbg, Prnp- Edinburgh, PrP-
Gene: Prnp  Location: Chr2:131751848-131780349 bp, + strand  Genetic Position: Chr2, 64.07 cM
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:20398
Parent Cell Line:  E14 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129P2/OlaHsd
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout)
Mutation:    Insertion
Mutation detailsThe gene was disrupted by insertion of a neomycin resistance cassette (under the control of a mouse metallothionein promoter) into exon 3. Northern blot analysis of brain mRNA from homozygous mutant animals did not detect gene transcript, but detected the neo transcript. Western blot of brain membrane fractions from homozygous animals further confirmed the null allele. (J:20398)
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 7 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Prnp Mutation:  137 strains or lines available
Original:  J:20398 Manson JC, et al., 129/Ola mice carrying a null mutation in PrP that abolishes mRNA production are developmentally normal. Mol Neurobiol. 1994 Apr-Jun;8(2-3):121-7
All:  69 reference(s)

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