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Strain Detail: CG mice

Strain information
Resource No. nbio011
Strain name CG
Strain Nomenclature
Common name/Synonyms
Strain types mutant
Background strain C57BL/6NCr Slc
Institution National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (NIBIOHN)(formerly, National Institute of Infectious Diseases)
Developer Junichiro Matsuda
Depositor Junichiro Matsuda
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Animal Health Report
Strain description

The CG mouse is a transgenic mouse overexpressing human normal β-galactosidase (β-Gal) in whole body, which was developed to study GM1-gangliosidosis, a typical human neurological genetic disease. Transgenes are consisted of CAG promoter and human β-Gal cDNA. CG mice also express mouse endogenous β-Gal.

Resource information
Cryopreserved sperm In-house Genotype Tg/+
From other institutions Genotype
Cryopreserved embryo In-house Mating System
Genotype Tg/+
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 transgenic
Gene symbol Glb1
Gene name Galactosidase, beta 1
Genotyping information