Stock Tg(PRNP*)K6M16Pcg

FESA Number


Strain Name


Mutation Strain Type


Gene/Allele Information

Allele Name Allele MGI ID Gene Name Gene MGI ID Chromosome
Prnp<tm1Cwe> MGI:1888773 Prnp MGI:97769 2

Phenotypic Description

Overexpression of transgenic kudu PrPC in brain and other tissues, in order to confer increased susceptibility to TSE diseases, including BSE, compared to wild-type mice. Tg(KuPrP)K6M16 mice are hemizygous for the transgene.

Orphanet Disorders

OrphaNet ID Name Url
356 Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome
466 Fatal familial insomnia
157 941 Huntington disease-like 1
280 397 Familial Alzheimer-like prion disease
282 166 Inherited Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease


Displaying 221 - 226 of 226 Stock Publications
Pubmed ID Authors Title Journal
21432853 Nuñez-Andrade N P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 modulates immune inflammatory responses in the enteric lamina propria. J Pathol (2 011) 224:212-21
22537845 Rial D Overexpression of cellular prion protein (PrP(C)) prevents cognitive dysfunction and apoptotic neuronal cell death induced by amyloid-? (A?????) administration in mice. Neuroscience (2 012) 215:79-89
10842180 Silverman GL Doppel is an N-glycosylated, glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored protein. Expression in testis and ectopic production in the brains of Prnp(0/0) mice predisposed to Purkinje cell loss. J Biol Chem (2 000) 275:26834-41
9770528 Tremblay P Doxycycline control of prion protein transgene expression modulates prion disease in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (1 998) 95:12580-5
22025612 Westergard L A naturally occurring C-terminal fragment of the prion protein (PrP) delays disease and acts as a dominant-negative inhibitor of PrPSc formation. J Biol Chem (2 011) 286:44234-42
19143847 Zabel M Perturbation of T-cell development by insertional mutation of a PrP transgene. Immunology (2 009) 127:226-36


Orphanet Categories

Rare neurologic disease




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