Stock 129.C-Tg(Prnp/PRNP)1Drb 129-Prnp<tm1Cwe>/DrbH

FESA Number

1974

Strain Name

129.C-Tg(Prnp/PRNP)1Drb 129-Prnp<tm1Cwe>/DrbH

Mutation Strain Type

Attribution

Institution name Depositor / Originator Name
Univeristy of Bath Originator Retained
Univeristy of Bath Depositor Retained

Phenotypic Description

The octameric repeat region of the mouse prion protein was replaced with the hexameric repeat region from the domestic chicken. The mice express mouse PrP at wild-type levels with correct membrane location and orientation but have an altered metal binding region. The mice have been generated to get a better understanding of prion diseases such as CJD in humans.

Orphanet Disorders

OrphaNet ID Name Url
356 Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=356
466 Fatal familial insomnia http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=466
157 941 Huntington disease-like 1 http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=157941
280 397 Familial Alzheimer-like prion disease http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=280397
282 166 Inherited Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=282166

Publications

Orphanet Categories

Rare neurologic disease

EMMA ID

EM:02421

Genetic Status

GMO

Background Strain Name

129

Background Strain MGI ID

MGI:2160041

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