MOLF/EiJ, MOLD/RkJ and MOLG/DnJ were derived from wild mice trapped in Kyushu, Japan.MOLF carries a Tlr3 variant that results in hypo-responsiveness to poly(I:C) stimulation. Wild-derived mice are genetically distinct from common laboratory mice for a number of complex phenotypic characteristics and are valuable tools for genetic mapping, evolution and systematics research.Read More +
This strain is homozygous for the retinal degeneration allele Pde6brd1.
MOLF/EiJ, MOLD/RkJ and MOLG/DnJ were derived from wild mice trapped in Kyushu, Japan.Stephan et. al. reported that wild-derived strains, MOLF, CZECH (Stock No. 001144) and MSM (Stock No. 003719), exhibit decreased secretion of TNF in response to stimulation by poly(I:C) (a synthetic analog of double-stranded RNA), the result of a P369L substitution in Tlr3. Response to Tlr2, Tlr4 and Tlr7-agonists is normal.
A 7 base pair deletion was reported in the Cd4 5' untranslated region of MOLF/EiJ (Wade et al. 1993, Capparelli et al. 2004). Subsequent testing at The Jackson Laboratory indicated that MOLC/EiJ, MOLD/EiJ and MOLG/EiJ also carry the variant sequence. The deletion is not believed to affect gene expression.
Wild-derived mice are genetically distinct from common laboratory mice for a number of complex phenotypic characteristics and are valuable tools for genetic mapping, evolution and systematics research.
MOLC, MOLD, and MOLF were all independently inbred from single pairings of related molossinus mice held by M Potter, at NIH; sent to TH Roderick and EM Eicher at The Jackson Laboratory in 1969.
|Allele Name||b-3 variant|
|Allele Type||Not Applicable|
|Gene Symbol and Name||Ahr, aryl-hydrocarbon receptor|
|Gene Synonym(s)||Ah; Ahh; Ahre; In; aromatic hydrocarbon responsiveness; aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase; bHLHe76; dioxin receptor; inflammatory reactivity|
|Strain of Origin||M. spretus|
|General Note|| |
Strain of origin - this allele was found in M. caroli, M. spretus, MOLF/Ei strains
|Molecular Note||This allele encodes a high affinity, 105 kDa receptor with slightly more heat stability than the receptor encoded by the BALB/cBy allele.|
|Allele Name||retinal degeneration 1|
|Allele Synonym(s)||Pdebrd1; rd; rd-1; rd1; rodless retina|
|Gene Symbol and Name||Pde6b, phosphodiesterase 6B, cGMP, rod receptor, beta polypeptide|
|Gene Synonym(s)||CSNB3; CSNBAD2; GMP-PDEbeta; PDEB; Pdeb; Pdeb; RP40; nmf137; phosphodiesterase, cGMP, rod receptor, beta polypeptide; r; r; rd; rd; rd-1; rd1; rd1; rd10; rd10; retinal degeneration; retinal degeneration 1; retinal degeneration 10|
|Strain of Origin||various|
|General Note||The following inbred strains are known to be homozygous for Pde6b |
|Molecular Note||Two mutations have been identified in rd1 mice. A murine leukimia virus (Xmv-28) insertion in reverse orientation in intron 1 is found in all mouse strains with the rd1 phenotype. Further, a nonsense mutation (C to A transversion) in codon 347 that results in a truncation eliminating more than half of the predicted encoded protein, including the catalytic domain has also been identified in all rd1 strains of mice. A specific degradation of mutant transcript during or after pre-mRNA splicing is suggested.|
These mice are small and often need to wait until 4 weeks of age to wean.
When using the MOLF/EiJ mouse strain in a publication, please include JAX stock #000550 in your Materials and Methods section.
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