Strain Name:
Parental ES cell line G4
Stock Number:
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Gene Information

Alteration at locus: Non-mutant

Genetic Alterations:
Non-mutant, there is no genetic alteration.

Genotype Determination:

    Parental ES Cell Line: Not applicable
    Mouse strain from which the parental cell line was derived: (129S6/SvEvTac x C57BL/6NCrl)F1

    Donor: Andras Nagy, Ph.D., Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto

    Primary Reference:

    • Vintersten K, Monetti C, Gertsenstein M, Zhang P, Laszlo L, Biechele S, Nagy A. Mouse in red: red fluorescent protein expression in mouse ES cells, embryos, and adult animals. Genesis. 2004 Dec;40(4):241-6. Erratum in: Genesis. 2005 Jul;42(3):218. (Medline PMID: 15593332)
    • George SH, Gertsenstein M, Vintersten K, Korets-Smith E, Murphy J, Stevens ME, Haigh JJ, Nagy A. Developmental and adult phenotyping directly from mutant embryonic stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Mar 13;104(11):4455-60. Epub 2007 Mar 2. (Medline PMID: 17360545)

    This embryonic cell line is suitable for use in homologous recombination protocols.

    Supplemental Information

    Related ES cell lines:
    MMRRC:011987, Nagy ES cell line G4 with Z/red transgene
    MMRRC:011988, Nagy ES cell line G4 with DsRed.MST transgene

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