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This C57BL/6J congenic strain is useful because it carries the T lymphocyte specific Thy1a (Thy1.1) allele. Donor T cells can be easily distinguished from recipient T cells by both flow cytometric and histological analysis using appropriate antibodies.


Strain Information

Type Congenic; Mutant Strain;
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Mating SystemSibling x Sibling         (Female x Male)   01-MAR-06
Breeding Considerations This strain is a challenging breeder.
Specieslaboratory mouse
Background Strain C57BL/6J
Donor Strain PL/J
GenerationN11F131 (05-AUG-14)
Generation Definitions
Donating InvestigatorDr. Marianna Cherry,   JAX

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Related Genotype: a/a

This C57BL/6J congenic strain is useful because it carries the T lymphocyte specific Thy1a (Thy1.1) allele. Donor T cells can be easily distinguished from recipient T cells by both flow cytometric and histological analysis using appropriate antibodies.

This congenic strain was generated by Evie Sargent in the laboratory of Dr. Marianna Cherry at The Jackson Laboratory beginning sometime between 1968 and 1972. The Thy1 allele from PL/J was bred onto C57BL/6J at The Jackson Laboratory until backcross generation N10 and this strain was then maintained by sibling intercrossing homozygotes.

Control Information

   000664 C57BL/6J
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017798   B6.Cg-Mapttm1Hnd Tg(Thy1-MAPT*)3610Gds/Mmjax
009126   B6.Cg-Nos2tm1Lau Tg(Thy1-APPSwDutIowa)BWevn/Mmjax
008730   B6.Cg-Tg(APPSwFlLon,PSEN1*M146L*L286V)6799Vas/Mmjax
007901   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-Brainbow1.0)HLich/J
007911   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-Brainbow1.1)MLich/J
007921   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-Brainbow2.1)RLich/J
003710   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-CFP)23Jrs/J
014131   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-CFP)IJrs/GfngJ
007940   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-CFP/COX8A)C1Lich/J
007967   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-CFP/COX8A)S2Lich/J
012597   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-COL25A1)861Yfu/J
007612   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-COP4/EYFP)18Gfng/J
007615   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-COP4/EYFP)9Gfng/J
013161   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-Clomeleon)1Gjau/J
007919   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-EGFP)OJrs/GfngJ
005630   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-EYFP)15Jrs/J
009611   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-Nlgn1)6Hnes/J
009612   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-Nlgn2)6Hnes/J
021069   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-PA-GFP)5Rmpl/J
021070   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-PA-GFP)6Rmpl/J
003709   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-YFP)16Jrs/J
003782   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-YFP)HJrs/J
005627   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-YFP/Syp)10Jrs/J
007606   B6.Cg-Tg(Thy1-cre/ERT2,-EYFP)AGfng/J
004807   B6;129-Psen1tm1Mpm Tg(APPSwe,tauP301L)1Lfa/Mmjax
007910   B6;CBA-Tg(Thy1-Brainbow1.0)LLich/J
011070   B6;CBA-Tg(Thy1-EGFP)SJrs/NdivJ
017892   B6;CBA-Tg(Thy1-GCaMP2.2c)8Gfng/J
017893   B6;CBA-Tg(Thy1-GCaMP3)6Gfng/J
014130   B6;CBA-Tg(Thy1-YFP)GJrs/GfngJ
014651   B6;CBA-Tg(Thy1-spH)21Vnmu/J
015814   B6;CBA-Tg(Thy1-spH)64Vnmu/FrkJ
012341   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-COP3/EYFP)1Gfng/J
012344   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-COP3/EYFP)4Gfng/J
012348   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-COP3/EYFP)8Gfng/J
012350   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-COP4*H134R/EYFP)20Gfng/J
008004   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-ECFP/VAMP2)1Sud/J
012836   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-TARDBP)4Singh/J
007610   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-cre/ERT2,-EYFP)VGfng/J
012332   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-hop/EYFP)2Gfng/J
012334   B6;SJL-Tg(Thy1-hop/EYFP)4Gfng/J
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007856   B6SJL-Tg(Thy1-Syt1/ECFP)1Sud/J
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010703   C57BL/6-Tg(Thy1-PTGS2)303Kand/J
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025393   C57BL/6J-Tg(Thy1-GCaMP6f)GP5.17Dkim/J
024276   C57BL/6J-Tg(Thy1-GCaMP6f)GP5.5Dkim/J
025776   C57BL/6J-Tg(Thy1-GCaMP6s)GP4.12Dkim/J
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017682   C57BL/6N-Tg(Thy1-SNCA)15Mjff/J
024704   D2.Cg-Gpnmb+Tg(Thy1-CFP)23Jrs/SjJ
025018   D2.Cg-Gpnmb+Tg(Thy1-YFP)HJrs/SjJ
018671   D2.Cg-Tg(Thy1-CFP)23Jrs/SjJ
024705   D2.Cg-Tg(Thy1-YFP)HJrs/SjJ
025019   D2.Cg-Tg(Thy1-YFP/Syp)10Jrs/SjJ
008230   FVB(Cg)-Tg(Thy1-SOD1*G93A)T3Hgrd/J
006143   FVB/N-Tg(Thy1-cre)1Vln/J
021226   STOCK Tg(Thy1-Brainbow3.1)18Jrs/J
021225   STOCK Tg(Thy1-Brainbow3.1)3Jrs/J
021227   STOCK Tg(Thy1-Brainbow3.2)7Jrs/J
013162   STOCK Tg(Thy1-Clomeleon)12Gjau/J
013163   STOCK Tg(Thy1-Clomeleon)13Gjau/J
007788   STOCK Tg(Thy1-EGFP)MJrs/J
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Phenotype Information

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      T cell specific surface marker

Currently there is no phenotype information for this strain.

Genes & Alleles

Gene & Allele Information provided by MGI

Allele Symbol Thy1a
Allele Name a variant
Allele Type Not Applicable
Common Name(s) Thy-1.1; Thy1.1; Thy1a; theta-AKR; thetaAKR;
Site of ExpressionThe Thy1 locus determines a surface antigen present on cells of the thymus, a number of mouse leukemias, brain, and in lesser amounts on lymph node and spleen cells.
Gene Symbol and Name Thy1, thymus cell antigen 1, theta
Chromosome 9
Gene Common Name(s) CD7; CD90; T25; Thy 1.2; Thy-1; Thy-1.2; Thy1.1; Thy1.2; theta;
General Note

The Thy1 locus determines a surface antigen present on cells of the thymus, a number of mouse leukemias, brain, and in lesser amounts on lymph node and spleen cells. The allele Thy1a determines an antigenic specificity, Thy-1.1, found in the AKR and RF strains; the allele Thy1b determines an antigenic specificity, Thy-1.2, found in the C3HeB/Fe and many other strains (J:5243, J:5012, J:4469). The Thy1 antigen is probably present on all T lymphocytes and absent from all B lymphocytes, and it thus serves as a valuable T-cell marker (J:5243). It is very widely used in experiments designed to determine the distribution and function of T-cells. Thy1 specifies a T-cell surface glycoprotein, T25, with a molecular weight of 25 kDa (J:5707). The protein appears to be anchored in the cell membrane by a lipid that is either phosphotidylinositol or closely related to it (J:12016). Thy1 may function in the cell membrane as a signal transduction molecule (J:8333). The Thy1 locus, or possibly a gene closely linked to it, controls quantitative expression of a protein that isthe same size as Thy1 and is expressed on thymus and brain but not on lymph node and spleen cells (J:7900).

Molecular Note The allele Thy1a determines an antigenic specificity, Thy-1.1, found in the AKR and RF strains.


Genotyping Information

Genotyping Protocols


Separated MCA

Thy1aEnd Point, End Point Analysis

The Jackson Laboratory does not have a PCR genotyping assay for the Thy1a (Thy1.1) allele. Antibodies for Thy1a can be used with FACS.

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Genotyping resources and troubleshooting


References provided by MGI

Selected Reference(s)

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Additional References

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Room Number           AX8

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Mating SystemSibling x Sibling         (Female x Male)   01-MAR-06
Breeding Considerations This strain is a challenging breeder.
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In case of dissatisfaction for a valid reason and claimed in writing by a purchaser within ninety (90) days of receipt of mice, products or services, JACKSON will, at its option, provide credit or replacement for the mice or product received or the services provided.

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In no event shall JACKSON, its trustees, directors, officers, employees, and affiliates be liable for any causes of action or damages, including any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages, arising out of the provision of MICE, PRODUCTS or services, including economic damage or injury to property and lost profits, and including any damage arising from acts or negligence on the part of JACKSON, its agents or employees. Unless prohibited by law, in purchasing or receiving MICE, PRODUCTS or services from JACKSON, purchaser or recipient, or any party claiming by or through them, expressly releases and discharges JACKSON from all such causes of action or damages, and further agrees to defend and indemnify JACKSON from any costs or damages arising out of any third party claims.

MICE and PRODUCTS are to be used in a safe manner and in accordance with all applicable governmental rules and regulations.

The foregoing represents the General Terms and Conditions applicable to JACKSON’s MICE, PRODUCTS or services. In addition, special terms and conditions of sale of certain MICE, PRODUCTS or services may be set forth separately in JACKSON web pages, catalogs, price lists, contracts, and/or other documents, and these special terms and conditions shall also govern the sale of these MICE, PRODUCTS and services by JACKSON, and by its licensees and distributors.

Acceptance of delivery of MICE, PRODUCTS or services shall be deemed agreement to these terms and conditions. No purchase order or other document transmitted by purchaser or recipient that may modify the terms and conditions hereof, shall be in any way binding on JACKSON, and instead the terms and conditions set forth herein, including any special terms and conditions set forth separately, shall govern the sale of MICE, PRODUCTS or services by JACKSON.