The 15 coding exons of the Apc (adenomatosis polyposis coli) gene are flanked by loxP sites. Germline heterozygous deletion of the floxed region results in a tumor-prone mouse similar to ApcMin animals. This mutant mouse strain is useful for studies of this tumor suppressor gene and serves as a mouse model of colon cancer.
Dr. Tyler Jacks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mice that are homozygous for the conditional allele are viable, fertile, normal in size and do not display any gross physical or behavioral abnormalities. The 15 coding exons are flanked by loxP sites. Germline heterozygous deletion of the floxed region results in a tumor-prone mouse similar to ApcMin animals (see Stock No. 002020). Homozygous germline deletion mice are not viable. This mutant mouse strain is useful for studies of this tumor suppressor gene and serves as a mouse model of colon cancer.
A loxP-flanked puromycin resistance cassette was introduced to an intron 5' of the first coding exon. In vitro Cre-mediated recombination was used to excise the floxed region, leaving a single loxP site. Genomic regions 3' of the gene were then targeted with a loxP-FRT-neomycin-FRT cassette. In vivo germline FLPe-mediated recombination was done to excise the neomycin resistance gene leaving loxP and FRT sites 3' of the gene. This mutation was created using the C57BL/6-background v26.2 embryonic stem (ES) cell line and maintained on that background by the donating laboratory.
|Allele Name||targeted mutation 1, Tyler Jacks|
|Allele Type||Targeted (Conditional ready (e.g. floxed), No functional change)|
|Gene Symbol and Name||Apc, adenomatosis polyposis coli|
|Gene Synonym(s)||RATAPC; DP2; DP3; expressed sequence AW124434; Min; Min; BTPS2; AU020952; expressed sequence AI047805; CC1; GS; PPP1R46; multiple intestinal neoplasia; expressed sequence AU020952; DP2.5; AI047805; AW124434|
|Strain of Origin||C57BL/6|
|Molecular Note||A loxP-flanked puromycin resistance cassette was introduced to an intron 5' of the first coding exon. Cre-mediated recombination was used to excise the floxed region, leaving a single loxP site. Genomic regions 3' of the gene were then targeted with a loxP-FRT-neomycin-FRT cassette. FLPe-mediated recombination was done to excise the neomycin resistance gene leaving loxP and FRT sites 3' of the gene.|
|Mutations Made By|| |
Dr. Tyler Jacks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
When maintained as a live colony, homozygotes may be bred.
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