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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Elovl4tm1Wked
Name: elongation of very long chain fatty acids (FEN1/Elo2, SUR4/Elo3, yeast)-like 4; targeted mutation 1, Wojciech Kedzierski
MGI ID: MGI:3711216
Synonyms: Elov14mut
Gene: Elovl4  Location: Chr9:83778692-83806277 bp, - strand  Genetic Position: Chr9, 45.6 cM
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:121481
Parent Cell Line:  Not Specified (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129/SvEv
Allele Type:    Targeted (Humanized sequence)
Mutation:    Nucleotide substitutions
Mutation detailsA targeting vector was designed to insert a floxed neo and DNA construct containing a pathogenic 5-bp deletion ((797-801_AACTT) and two point mutations in exon 6. This construct resulted in a truncated protein which contains the same aberrant 8-amino acid C-terminus encoded by the human pathogenic allele. The floxed neo was subsequently removed via cre mediated recombination. (J:121481)
View phenotypes and curated references for all genotypes (concatenated display).
Disease models
In Structures Affected by this Mutation: 5 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 Elovl4 Mutation:  23 strains or lines available
Original:  J:121481 McMahon A, et al., Retinal pathology and skin barrier defect in mice carrying a Stargardt disease-3 mutation in elongase of very long chain fatty acids-4. Mol Vis. 2007;13:258-72
All:  5 reference(s)

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