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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Mecp2tm4.1Bird
Name: methyl CpG binding protein 2; targeted mutation 4.1, Adrian Bird
MGI ID: MGI:5529361
Synonyms: Mecp2T158M, T158M-GFP
Gene: Mecp2  Location: ChrX:74026592-74085690 bp, - strand  Genetic Position: ChrX, 37.63 cM
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:203745
Parent Cell Line:  E14TG2a (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129P2/OlaHsd
Allele Type:    Targeted (Humanized sequence, Null/knockout, Reporter)
Mutations:    Insertion, Nucleotide substitutions
Mutation detailsNucleotide substitution(s) in exon 4 resulted in the amino acid substitution of methionine for threonine at position 158 (T158M). This mutation affects the DNA binding domain. An EGFP was fused in-frame downstream of the coding sequence in exon 4. Cre-mediated recombination removed the floxed neomycin resistance cassette inserted downstream of EGFP. The T158M mutation represents 12% of Rhett Syndrome missense mutations. (J:203745)
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 1 strain available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Mecp2 Mutation:  29 strains or lines available
Original:  J:203745 Lyst MJ, et al., Rett syndrome mutations abolish the interaction of MeCP2 with the NCoR/SMRT co-repressor. Nat Neurosci. 2013 Jul;16(7):898-902
All:  2 reference(s)

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