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Targeted Allele Detail
Symbol: Grm8tm1Duv
Name: glutamate receptor, metabotropic 8; targeted mutation 1, Robert M Duvoisin
MGI ID: MGI:3603321
Synonyms: mGlu8-, mGluR8-
Gene: Grm8  Location: Chr6:27275118-28135177 bp, - strand  Genetic Position: Chr6, 11.97 cM, cytoband A3
Alliance: Grm8tm1Duv page
Germline Transmission:  Earliest citation of germline transmission: J:101087
Parent Cell Line:  W9.5/W95 (ES Cell)
Strain of Origin:  129S1/Sv-Oca2+ Tyr+ Kitl+
Allele Type:    Targeted (Null/knockout)
Mutation:    Insertion
Mutation detailsA neomycin resistance cassette was inserted into exon 8, which encodes six of the seven predicted transmembrane segments. Both splice variants were undetectable by immunoblot. (J:101087)
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In Structures Affected by this Mutation: 1 anatomical structures
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Carrying this Mutation:  Mouse Strains: 0 strains available      Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Carrying any Grm8 Mutation:  42 strains or lines available
Original:  J:101087 Duvoisin RM, et al., Increased measures of anxiety and weight gain in mice lacking the group III metabotropic glutamate receptor mGluR8. Eur J Neurosci. 2005 Jul;22(2):425-36
All:  7 reference(s)

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