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Strain Detail: skDNTRPV2-TG mice

Strain information
Resource No. nbio250
Strain name skDNTRPV2-TG
Strain Nomenclature
Common name/Synonyms transgenic mice with skeletal-muscle-specific overexpression of dominant-negative TRPV2
Strain types mutant
Background strain C57BL/6J
Institution National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Department of Molecular Physiology
Developer Yuko Iwata
Depositor Yuko Iwata
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Animal Health Report
Strain description

The skDNTRPV2-TG mice are transgenic mice with skeletal-muscle-specific expression of channel-pore mutant proteins (E604K) of transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily V, member 2 (TRPV2). The mice are useful for studying a role of TRPV2 in skeletal muscles.

  1. Iwata Y, Katanosaka Y, Arai Y, Shigekawa M, and Wakabayashi S. (2009) Dominant-negative inhibition of Ca2+ influx via TRPV2 ameliorates muscular dystrophy in animal models. Hum Mol Genet 18(5):824-34. [PMID:19050039]
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 transgenic
Gene symbol Trpv2, ACTA1
Gene name mouse transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily V, member 2; human α-skeletal actin promoter
Genotyping information