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Tg(Thy1-APPLon)2Vln
Transgene Detail
Nomenclature
Symbol: Tg(Thy1-APPLon)2Vln
Name: transgene insertion 2, Fred Van Leuven
MGI ID: MGI:3717572
Synonyms: APP/Ld/2, APP/V717I, Tg(Thy1-APP*V642I)2Vln
Transgene: Tg(Thy1-APPLon)2Vln  Location: unknown  
Transgene
origin
Strain of Origin:  FVB/N
Transgene
description
Transgene Type:    Transgenic (Humanized sequence, Inserted expressed sequence)
Mutation:    Insertion
 
Tg(Thy1-APPLon)2Vln expresses 1 gene
 
Mutation detailscDNA encoding the human London (V642I) amyloid precursor protein variant (695 isoform) was cloned into the pTSC vector in the mouse Thy1 gene. The linearized minigene was injected into prenuclear embryos from FVB/N females. Human mutant APP protein is expressed in hippocampus, parietal and frontal cortices at 2-5 times the endogenous APP levels, at lower levels in olfactory bulb and thalamus, and at very low levels in the cerebellum. (J:53800)
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References
Original:  J:53800 Moechars D, et al., Early phenotypic changes in transgenic mice that overexpress different mutants of amyloid precursor protein in brain. J Biol Chem. 1999 Mar 5;274(10):6483-92
All:  21 reference(s)

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last database update
02/25/2015
MGI 5.21
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