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Tg(Thy1-MAPT*)30Schd
Transgene Detail
Nomenclature
Symbol: Tg(Thy1-MAPT*)30Schd
Name: transgene insertion 30, Katharina Schindowski
MGI ID: MGI:4940070
Synonyms: Tg30, THY-Tau30
Transgene: Tg(Thy1-MAPT*)30Schd  Location: unknown  
Transgene
origin
Strain of Origin:  C57BL/6 x CBA
Transgene
description
Transgene Type:    Transgenic (Humanized sequence, Inserted expressed sequence)
Mutation:    Insertion
 
Tg(Thy1-MAPT*)30Schd expresses 1 gene
 
Mutation detailscDNA of the 412-amino acid 4-repeat isoform of the human MAPT gene was reamplified and modified by PCR-based site directed mutagenesis to introduce a Kozak-sequence and the mutations G272V and P301S (numbering according to longest human isoform). The cDNA was inserted into a Thy1.2 expression vector and the construct was microinjected into a C57BL/6 x CBA background. 5-10 copies of the transgene are present in this line. Line 30 animals display high levels of human tau in the spinal cord. In the brain, high tau protein levels are observed in the hippocampus with low levels found in the cortex. (J:111982)
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References
Original:  J:111982 Schindowski K, et al., Alzheimer's disease-like tau neuropathology leads to memory deficits and loss of functional synapses in a novel mutated tau transgenic mouse without any motor deficits. Am J Pathol. 2006 Aug;169(2):599-616
All:  3 reference(s)

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last database update
05/12/2015
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