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Gjc2tm1(EGFP)Kwi
Targeted Allele Detail
Summary
Symbol: Gjc2tm1(EGFP)Kwi
Name: gap junction protein, gamma 2; targeted mutation 1, Klaus Willecke
MGI ID: MGI:2664941
Synonyms: Cx47EGFP
Gene: Gjc2  Location: Chr11:59066394-59074039 bp, - strand  Genetic Position: Chr11, 37.05 cM
Alliance: Gjc2tm1(EGFP)Kwi page
Disturbed myelin basic protein (MBP) expression accompanied by astrogliosis and microglial activation in juvenile Gjc2tm2.1Kwi/Gjc2tm2.1Kwi, Gjc2tm2.1Kwi/Gjc2+, and Gjc2tm1(EGFP)Kwi/Gjc2tm1(EGFP)Kwi mice

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Mutation
origin
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:83885
Parent Cell Line:  HM-1 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129P2/OlaHsd-Hprt1b-m3
Mutation
description
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout, Reporter)
Mutation:    Insertion
 
Mutation detailsEGFP-1 was inserted, beginning with its ATG start codon, "in frame" after the first 7 codons of the gene followed (in antisense orientation) by HPRT driven by the mouse PGK promotor. This insertion replaced the rest of the gene and 560 bp of the 3' untranslated region. Homozygous mutant mice failed to express target gene mRNA but did express EGFP mRNA. (J:83885)
Phenotypes
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Disease models
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Expression
In Structures Affected by this Mutation: 4 anatomical structure(s)
Find Mice (IMSR)
Mouse strains and cell lines available from the International Mouse Strain Resource (IMSR)
Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 1 strain available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Gjc2 Mutation:  21 strains or lines available
References
Original:  J:83885 Odermatt B, et al., Connexin 47 (Cx47)-deficient mice with enhanced green fluorescent protein reporter gene reveal predominant oligodendrocytic expression of Cx47 and display vacuolized myelin in the CNS. J Neurosci. 2003 Jun 1;23(11):4549-59
All:  12 reference(s)

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last database update
05/14/2024
MGI 6.23
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