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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Cdsntm1Mmat
Name: corneodesmosin; targeted mutation 1, Mitsuru Matsumoto
MGI ID: MGI:3790339
Gene: Cdsn  Location: Chr17:35552128-35557180 bp, + strand  Genetic Position: Chr17, 18.7 cM
Cdsntm1Mmat/Cdsntm1Mmat mice exhibit stratum corneum detachment due to defective desmosome formation

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Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:134613
Parent Cell Line:  TT2 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  (C57BL/6NCrlj x CBA/JNCrlj)F1
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout, Reporter)
Mutations:    Insertion, Intragenic deletion
Mutation detailsPart of exon 1 and all of exon 2 were replaced with a LacZ-neo fusion gene via homologous recombination. Western blot analysis confirmed the absence of protein in homozygous skin. (J:134613)
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In Structures Affected by this Mutation: 10 anatomical structures
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 1 strain available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Cdsn Mutation:  16 strains or lines available
Original:  J:134613 Matsumoto M, et al., Targeted deletion of the murine corneodesmosin gene delineates its essential role in skin and hair physiology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 May 6;105(18):6720-4
All:  1 reference(s)

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