Strain Data Sheet



BRC No.RBRC09617
TypeSpontaneous Mutation
SpeciesMus musculus
Strain nameC3H-Atp7a<Mo-ml>
Former Common name
H-2 Haplotype
ES Cell line
Background strain
Strain developmentEstablished in 1973. C3Hf background. Phenotypes can be alleviated by treating mutants with CuCl2 by postnatal day 6.
Strain descriptionSpontaneous mutant strain to model the Menkes disease (OMIM ID: 309400). The mutation was identified in the Atp7a (Cupper-transporting protein) on the X-chromosome.
Colony maintenanceHeterozygote (female) x wild type [or C3H]
ReferencesNat Genet., 6(4), 369-373 (1994). 8054976

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Gene info
Gene symbolGene nameChr.Allele symbolAllele nameCommon namesPromoter
Atp7aATPase, Cu++ transporting, alpha polypeptideXAtp7a<Mo-ml>mottled macular


Donor DNA
Research applicationMetabolism Research
Mouse Models for Human Disease
Specific Term and ConditionsNo specific terms and conditions. (The DEPOSITOR waives its own rights under any patents, intellectual property, or other proprietary rights with respect to the results to be obtained by use of the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE.)
DepositorHiroko Kodama (Teikyo University)
Strain Statusan icon for Frozen embryosFrozen embryos
Strain AvailabilityRecovered litters from cryopreserved embryos (2 to 4 months)
Cryopreserved embryos (within 1 month)
Additional Info.Necessary documents for ordering:
  1. Order form (Japanese / English)
  2. Category I MTA: MTA for distribution with RIKEN BRC (Japanese / English)

Genotyping protocol -PCR-

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