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Hcfc2, Minions
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Gene Information

Allele: Hcfc2min (Mus musculus (mouse))
Name: host cell factor C2; minions
Chromosome: 10
Alteration at locus: Chemically Induced
Monarch Initiative (Disease and Phenotype Associations): MGI:6108103
Gene: Hcfc2 (Mus musculus (mouse))
Name: host cell factor C2
Synonyms: 1700129L13Rik, fkls
Chromosome: 10
Alteration at locus: Chemically Induced
Monarch Initiative (Disease and Phenotype Associations): MGI:1915183
Genetic Alterations
ENU mutagenesis induced a C-to-A point mutation (NM_001081218.1: c.2117C>A) that results in the amino acid substitution of lysine for threonine at position 706 (p.Thr706Lys or T706K).
ES Cell Line

Homozygous: Not Characterized

Hetero/Hemizygous: Decreased TNF secretion from macrophages of mice stimulated with polyinosinic:polycytidylic acid ("poly(I:C)").

Mammalian Phenotype Terms
Allelic Composition: (Genetic Background: )

MeSH Terms
    Strain Development
    Original mutant was a C57BL/6J G3 ENU-induced mutant; all subsequent crosses to maintain strain were on C57BL/6J background only.
    Suggested Control Mice
    Wild-type littermates
    • Immunology and Inflammation
    Bruce Beutler, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

    Colony and Husbandry Information

    Colony Surveillance Program and Current Health Reports

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    Coat Color
    MMRRC Breeding System
    Random intra-strain mating
    Overall Breeding Performance
    Viability and Fertility: Female Male Comments
    Homozygotes are viable: Yes Yes
    Homozygotes are fertile: Yes Yes
    Heterozygotes are fertile: Yes Yes
    Age Reproductive Decline: Undetermined Undetermined
    Bred to Homozygosity
    Average litter size
    Recommended wean age
    3-4 weeks
    Average Pups Weaned

    Order Request Information

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