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Tg(Thy1-APPSwDutIowa)BWevn
Transgene Detail
Nomenclature
Symbol: Tg(Thy1-APPSwDutIowa)BWevn
Name: transgene insertion B, William E Van Nostrand
MGI ID: MGI:3721992
Synonyms: APPSwDI, Tg-SwDI, Tg-SwDI/B
Transgene: Tg(Thy1-APPSwDutIowa)BWevn  Location: unknown  
Transgene
origin
Strain of Origin:  C57BL/6
Transgene
description
Transgene Type:    Transgenic (Inserted expressed sequence)
Mutation:    Insertion
 
Tg(Thy1-APPSwDutIowa)BWevn expresses 1 gene
 
Mutation detailsA transgenic construct containing 2.1kb of the human amyloid beta-precursor protein, APP gene, 770 isoform, with the Swedish K670N/M671L, Dutch E693Q and Iowa D694N mutations, under the control of the mouse thymus cell antigen 1, theta, Thy1, promoter was injected into fertilized C57BL/6 mouse eggs. Founder line B was subsequently established and homozygotes generated. Human amyloid beta precursor protein expression is detected in the brains of transgenic mice. Two other lines, A anc C were also generated, with line A having similar levels of transgene expression and amyloid beta accumulation to line B while line C has 2-fold higher expression of human Amyloid beta-precursor protein and shows 4-fold higher accumulations of soluble and insoluble AB peptides in the brain. (J:89848)
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 2 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
References
Original:  J:89848 Davis J, et al., Early-onset and robust cerebral microvascular accumulation of amyloid beta-protein in transgenic mice expressing low levels of a vasculotropic Dutch/Iowa mutant form of amyloid beta-protein precursor. J Biol Chem. 2004 May 7;279(19):20296-306
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last database update
02/25/2015
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