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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Fa2htm1Meck
Name: fatty acid 2-hydroxylase; targeted mutation 1, Matthias Eckhardt
MGI ID: MGI:3829000
Synonyms: FA2H-
Gene: Fa2h  Location: Chr8:112071770-112120453 bp, - strand  Genetic Position: Chr8, 57.98 cM
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:143373
Parent Cell Line:  HM-1 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129P2/OlaHsd-Hprtb-m3
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout, Reporter)
Mutations:    Insertion, Intragenic deletion
Mutation detailsA lacZ/neomycin resistance cassette replaced 149 bp of exon 3, all of intron 3, exon 4, and 402 bp of intron 4. The lacZ/neomycin cassette was inserted in frame with exon 3. Absence of mRNA was confirmed by Northern blot analysis. (J:143373)
View phenotypes and curated references for all genotypes (concatenated display).
In Mice Carrying this Mutation: 37 assay results
In Structures Affected by this Mutation: 6 anatomical structures
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 0 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Fa2h Mutation:  16 strains or lines available
Original:  J:143373 Zoller I, et al., Absence of 2-hydroxylated sphingolipids is compatible with normal neural development but causes late-onset axon and myelin sheath degeneration. J Neurosci. 2008 Sep 24;28(39):9741-54
All:  4 reference(s)

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