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Strain Detail: TgG3S mice

Strain information
Resource No. nbio232
Strain name TgG3S
Strain Nomenclature
Common name/Synonyms human Gb3 synthase trangenic mice
Strain types mutant
Background strain
Institution Department of Matrix Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University
Developer Satoshi Ishii
Depositor Satoshi Ishii
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Animal Health Report
Strain description

This strain is highly expressing α1,4-galactosyltransferase in every tissue. It's possible to generate mice showed the pathology of Fabry disease by mating between TgG3S mice and α-galactosidase knockout mice.

  1. Shiozuka C, Taguchi A, Matsuda J, Noguchi Y, Kunieda T, Uchio-Yamada K, Yoshioka H, Hamanaka R, Yano S, Yokoyama S, Mannen K, Kulkarni AB, Furukawa K, and Ishii S. (2011) Increased globotriaosylceramide levels in a transgenic mouse expressing human α1,4-galactosyltransferase and a mouse model for treating Fabry disease. J Biochem 149(2):161-70. [PMID:20961863]
Resource information
Cryopreserved sperm In-house Genotype
From other institutions Genotype
Cryopreserved embryo In-house Mating System
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 A4GALT
Gene name α1,4-galactosyltransferase
Genotyping information