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Phenotypes Associated with This Genotype
Genotype
MGI:3589107
Allelic
Composition
Edn3ls/Edn3ls
Genetic
Background
involves: C57BL
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Mouse lines carrying:
Edn3ls mutation (4 available); any Edn3 mutation (12 available)
phenotype observed in females
phenotype observed in males
N normal phenotype
mortality/aging
• die between 2 and 3 weeks of age (J:12724)

pigmentation
• variable white spotting on the back and the belly is usually all white (J:12724)
• melanosomes are absent in hair, Harderian gland, choroid, leg muscles, and ankle skin and are reduced in the membranous labyrinth of the ear

digestive/alimentary system
• distal four sections of the colon are aganglionic (J:5008)

nervous system
• impaired expansion and differentiation of epidermal melanoblasts
• deficiency of ganglion cells of the myenteric plexus of the lower colon

embryo
• impaired expansion and differentiation of epidermal melanoblasts

integument
• variable white spotting on the back and the belly is usually all white (J:12724)

Mouse Models of Human Disease
OMIM ID Ref(s)
Hirschsprung Disease, Susceptibility to, 4; HSCR4 613712 J:5008


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last database update
06/22/2016
MGI 6.04
The Jackson Laboratory