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Tg(HTT*)1Xwy
Transgene Detail
Nomenclature
Symbol: Tg(HTT*)1Xwy
Name: transgene insertion 1, X William Yang
MGI ID: MGI:4438230
Synonyms: SA
Transgene: Tg(HTT*)1Xwy  Location: unknown  
Transgene
origin
Strain of Origin:  FVB
Transgene
description
Transgene Type:    Transgenic (Humanized sequence, Inserted expressed sequence)
Mutation:    Insertion
 
Tg(HTT*)1Xwy expresses 1 gene
 
Mutation detailsThe 240 kb human bacterial artificial chromosome BAC(RP11-866L6), containing the entire 170 kb human Huntingtin (htt) genomic locus and approximately 20 kbp of 5' and 50 kbp of 3' flanking sequences, was modified by replacing the human htt exon 1 with a loxP-flanked human mutant htt exon 1 sequence (containing 97 mixed CAA-CAG repeats encoding a continuous polyglutamine (polyQ) stretch). Nucleotide substitution resulted in amino acid substitution of alanine for serine at positions 13 and 16. One line was created (no line number provided). (J:157723)
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 1 strain available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
References
Original:  J:157723 Gu X, et al., Serines 13 and 16 are critical determinants of full-length human mutant huntingtin induced disease pathogenesis in HD mice. Neuron. 2009 Dec 24;64(6):828-40
All:  1 reference(s)

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last database update
03/24/2015
MGI 5.21
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