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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Pomctm1Sora
Name: pro-opiomelanocortin-alpha; targeted mutation 1, S O'Rahilly
MGI ID: MGI:3040514
Synonyms: Pomc-
Gene: Pomc  Location: Chr12:3954951-3960642 bp, + strand  Genetic Position: Chr12, 1.99 cM
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:89244
Parent Cell Line:  Not Specified (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129S6/SvEvTac
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout, Reporter)
Mutations:    Insertion, Intragenic deletion
Mutation detailsThe majority of exon 3 was replaced with a tau-lacZ reporter and a floxed PGK-neo cassette. A point mutation was introduced into the initiator ATG to create a stop codon. X-gal staining showed beta-galactosidase activity was present in mutant brains. Endogenous mRNA was absent as shown by Northern blot, and a two-site immunoassay confirmed that no peptides were detected in mutant plasma. (J:89244)
View phenotypes and curated references for all genotypes (concatenated display).
Disease models
In Structures Affected by this Mutation: 2 anatomical structures
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Mouse strains and cell lines available from the International Mouse Strain Resource (IMSR)
Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 0 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Pomc Mutation:  13 strains or lines available
Original:  J:89244 Challis BG, et al., Mice lacking pro-opiomelanocortin are sensitive to high-fat feeding but respond normally to the acute anorectic effects of peptide-YY(3-36). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Mar 30;101(13):4695-700
All:  11 reference(s)

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