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Strain Detail: Vgll2-KO mice

Strain information
Resource No. nbio338
Strain name Vgll2-KO
Strain Nomenclature
Common name/Synonyms
Strain types mutant
Background strain
Institution Department of Bioscience and Genetics, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute
Developer Masahiko Honda
Depositor Masahiko Honda
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Animal Health Report
Strain description

A mouse strain in which the Vestigial like family member 2 (Vgll2) gene has been knocked out. This is a useful model for studying Vgll2 function and muscle fiber type control.

  1. Honda M, Hidaka K, Fukada SI, Sugawa R, Shirai M, Ikawa M, and Morisaki T. (2017) Vestigial-like 2 contributes to normal muscle fiber type distribution in mice. Sci Rep 7(1):7168. [PMID:28769032]
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
Cryopreserved embryo
Live animals Live mice only (Approx. 2 months)
Gene information
Mutation types Knockout
Gene symbol Vgll2
Gene name Vestigial like family member 2
Genotyping information