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Strain Detail: ADAMTS13 KO (C57BL/6Cr congenic) mice

Strain information
Resource No. nbio074
Strain name ADAMTS13 KO (C57BL/6Cr congenic)
Strain Nomenclature C57BL/6Cr-TgH(Adamts13) NCVC
Common name/Synonyms
Strain types congenic
Background strain
Institution National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute
Developer Toshiyuki Miyata
Depositor Toshiyuki Miyata (Contact person: Koichi Kokame)
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Animal Health Report
Strain description

This strain is C57BL/6CrSlc congenic mouse ofADAMTS13 KO, which is Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) model mouse and 129+Ter/SvJcl background (nbio061, ref.1). ADAMTS13 expression is different among mouse strains. That is, 129 strain expresses full length ADAMTS13whereasC57BL/6 strain expresses C-terminal domain deleted ADAMTS13 by inserting retrotransposon into ADAMTS13 genes (2).

  1. Banno F, Kokame K, Okuda T, Honda S, Miyata S, Kato H, Tomiyama Y, and Miyata T. (2006) Complete deficiency in ADAMTS13 is prothrombotic, but it alone is not sufficient to cause thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Blood 107(8):3161-6. [PMID:16368888]
  2. Banno F, Kaminaka K, Soejima K, Kokame K, and Miyata T. (2004) Identification of strain-specific variants of mouse Adamts13 gene encoding von Willebrand factor-cleaving protease. J. Biol. Chem. 279(29):30896-903. [PMID:15136581]
Resource information
Cryopreserved sperm In-house Genotype
From other institutions Genotype
Cryopreserved embryo In-house Mating System
Medium EFS40
From other institutions Mating System
Strain status / Availability Cryopreserved sperm Within 1 month
Cryopreserved embryo Within 1 month
Live animals Approx. 2 months
Gene information
Mutation types knockout
Gene symbol Adamts13
Gene name A disintegrin-like and metalloprotease with thrombospondin type 1 motif, 13
Genotyping information