Strain Name:

KK/HlJ

Stock Number:

002106

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This strain serves as a model of noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus, type 2.

Description

Strain Information

Former Names Kasukabe    (Changed: 15-DEC-04 )
Type Inbred Strain;
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Mating SystemSibling x Sibling         (Female x Male)   01-MAR-06
Specieslaboratory mouse
H2 Haplotypeb
GenerationF107+27 (19-DEC-13)
Generation Definitions

Appearance
albino
Related Genotype: a/a Tyrc/Tyrc

Important Note
This strain is homozygous for Cdh23ahl, the age related hearing loss 1 mutation, which on this background results in progressive hearing loss with onset after 10 months of age. It has been reported that the KK strain is hemolytic complement deficient (Hc0), however, our strains have not been tested to confirm this allele. (Cinader B, et al. 1964, J Exp Med 120:897)

Description
KK/HlJ male mice exhibit diabetic symptoms that includes hyperglycemia, hyperinsulinemia, and insulin resistance.

Development
The KK inbred strain was inbred by K Kondo in 1944. Many of the KK substrain carry the yellow (Ay ) gene. The KK/HlJ substrain, wildtype for the Ay gene, was provided by Dr. Leiselotte Herberg, Diabetes Research Institute, Dusseldorf, Germany. The current generation of inbreeding is F64+.

Related Strains

Strains carrying   Cdh23ahl allele
001137   129P1/ReJ
000690   129P3/J
000691   129X1/SvJ
000646   A/J
000647   A/WySnJ
003070   ALR/LtJ
003072   ALS/LtJ
004502   B6;AKR-Lxl2/GrsrJ
001026   BALB/cByJ
000653   BUB/BnJ
005494   C3.129S1(B6)-Grm1rcw/J
000664   C57BL/6J
004764   C57BL/6J-Cdh23v-8J/J
003129   C57BL/6J-Epha4rb-2J/GrsrJ
004820   C57BL/6J-Kcne12J/J
004703   C57BL/6J-Kcnq2Nmf134/J
004811   C57BL/6J-nmf110/J
004812   C57BL/6J-nmf111/J
004747   C57BL/6J-nmf118/J
004656   C57BL/6J-nmf88/J
004391   C57BL/6J-Chr 13A/J/NaJ
004385   C57BL/6J-Chr 7A/J/NaJ
000662   C57BLKS/J
000667   C57BR/cdJ
000668   C57L/J
000669   C58/J
010614   CBACa.B6-Cdh23ahl/Kjn
000657   CE/J
000670   DBA/1J
001140   DBA/1LacJ
000671   DBA/2J
007048   DBA/2J-Gpnmb+/SjJ
000675   LG/J
000676   LP/J
000677   MA/MyJ
001976   NOD/ShiLtJ
002050   NOR/LtJ
000679   P/J
002747   SENCARB/PtJ
002335   SKH2/J
003392   STOCK Crb1rd8/J
View Strains carrying   Cdh23ahl     (41 strains)

Strains carrying other alleles of Cdh23
002552   B6(V)-Cdh23v-2J/J
002756   B6.CAST-Cdh23Ahl+/Kjn
010615   B6.CBACa-Cdh23CBA/CaJ/Kjn
002432   B6J x B6.C-H2-Kbm1/ByJ-Cdh23v-J/J
004764   C57BL/6J-Cdh23v-8J/J
004819   C57BL/6J-Cdh23v-9J/J
005016   CByJ;B6-Cdh23v-10J/J
000275   V/LeJ
View Strains carrying other alleles of Cdh23     (8 strains)

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JAX® NOTES, Winter 2006; 504. JAX® Mice: the Gold Standard Just Got Better.

Phenotype

Phenotype Information

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View Related Disease (OMIM) Terms

Related Disease (OMIM) Terms provided by MGI
- Potential model based on gene homology relationships. Phenotypic similarity to the human disease has not been tested.
Deafness, Autosomal Recessive 12; DFNB12   (CDH23)
Usher Syndrome, Type ID; USH1D   (CDH23)
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Research Applications
This mouse can be used to support research in many areas including:

Diabetes and Obesity Research
Hyperglycemia
      males
Hyperinsulinemia
      males
Insulin Resistance
      males
Type 2 Diabetes (NIDDM)
      males

Neurobiology Research
Hearing Defects
      Age related hearing loss

Sensorineural Research
Hearing Defects
      Age related hearing loss

Cdh23ahl related

Neurobiology Research
Hearing Defects
      Age related hearing loss

Sensorineural Research
Hearing Defects
      Age related hearing loss

Genes & Alleles

Gene & Allele Information provided by MGI

 
Allele Symbol Cdh23ahl
Allele Name age related hearing loss 1
Allele Type QTL
Common Name(s) Cdh23753A; mdfw;
Strain of Originmultiple strains
Gene Symbol and Name Cdh23, cadherin 23 (otocadherin)
Chromosome 10
Gene Common Name(s) 4930542A03Rik; CDHR23; RIKEN cDNA 4930542A03 gene; USH1D; W; age related hearing loss 1; ahl; bob; bobby; bus; bustling; mdfw; modifier of deaf waddler; neuroscience mutagenesis facility, 112; neuroscience mutagenesis facility, 181; neuroscience mutagenesis facility, 252; nmf112; nmf181; nmf252; sals; salsa; v; waltzer;
Molecular Note Genetic complementation tests have shown allelism between the mdfw (modifier of deaf waddler) locus and the ahl locus. Further analysis has identified an association between ahl and a G to A transition at nucleotide position 753 of Cdh23. This hypomorphic allele causes in frame skipping of exon 7 and reduced message stability. Twenty-seven strains classified with ahl and carrying the 753A allele include: CD1, RBF/DnJ, PL/J, AKR/J, RF/J, BALB/cBy, A/WySnJ, P/J, SENCARA/PtJ, DBA/1J, ALS/LtJ, C58/J, C57BLKS/J, 129P1/ReJ, C57BR/cd, SKH2/J, BUB/Bn, MA/MyJ, LP/J, 129X1/SvJ, NOR/LtJ, A/J, C57BL/6, NOD/LtJ, DBA/2J, ALR/LtJ, C57L/J. Strains classified with ahl that DO NOT carry this mutation include: C3H/HeSnJ, I/LnJ,YBR/Ei, MRL/MpJ. [MGI Ref ID J:86905]

Genotyping

Genotyping Information

Genotyping Protocols

Tyr c, Pyrosequencing
Tyr c-EP, End Point Analysis


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References

References provided by MGI

Selected Reference(s)

Petkov PM; Cassell MA; Sargent EE; Donnelly CJ; Robinson P; Crew V; Asquith S; Haar RV; Wiles MV. 2004. Development of a SNP genotyping panel for genetic monitoring of the laboratory mouse. Genomics 83(5):902-11. [PubMed: 15081119]  [MGI Ref ID J:89298]

Additional References

Herberg L; Coleman DL. 1977. Laboratory animals exhibiting obesity and diabetes syndromes. Metabolism 26(1):59-99. [PubMed: 834144]  [MGI Ref ID J:5759]

Igel M; Taylor BA; Phillips SJ; Becker W; Herberg L; Joost HG. 1998. Hyperleptinemia and leptin receptor variant Asp600Asn in the obese, hyperinsulinemic KK mouse strain. J Mol Endocrinol 21(3):337-45. [PubMed: 9845674]  [MGI Ref ID J:53637]

Shafrir E. 1992. Animal models of non-insulin-dependent diabetes. Diabetes Metab Rev 8(3):179-208. [PubMed: 1292911]  [MGI Ref ID J:4453]

Zheng QY; Johnson KR; Erway LC. 1999. Assessment of hearing in 80 inbred strains of mice by ABR threshold analyses. Hear Res 130(1-2):94-107. [PubMed: 10320101]  [MGI Ref ID J:54812]

Cdh23ahl related

Bosco A; Crish SD; Steele MR; Romero CO; Inman DM; Horner PJ; Calkins DJ; Vetter ML. 2012. Early reduction of microglia activation by irradiation in a model of chronic glaucoma. PLoS One 7(8):e43602. [PubMed: 22952717]  [MGI Ref ID J:191663]

Davis RR; Newlander JK; Ling X; Cortopassi GA; Krieg EF; Erway LC. 2001. Genetic basis for susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss in mice. Hear Res 155(1-2):82-90. [PubMed: 11335078]  [MGI Ref ID J:69679]

Di Palma F; Pellegrino R; Noben-Trauth K. 2001. Genomic structure, alternative splice forms and normal and mutant alleles of cadherin 23 (Cdh23). Gene 281(1-2):31-41. [PubMed: 11750125]  [MGI Ref ID J:73941]

Fetoni AR; Picciotti PM; Paludetti G; Troiani D. 2011. Pathogenesis of presbycusis in animal models: a review. Exp Gerontol 46(6):413-25. [PubMed: 21211561]  [MGI Ref ID J:186964]

Han F; Yu H; Tian C; Chen HE; Benedict-Alderfer C; Zheng Y; Wang Q; Han X; Zheng QY. 2010. A new mouse mutant of the Cdh23 gene with early-onset hearing loss facilitates evaluation of otoprotection drugs. Pharmacogenomics J :. [PubMed: 20644563]  [MGI Ref ID J:174758]

Johnson KR; Erway LC; Cook SA; Willott JF; Zheng QY. 1997. A major gene affecting age-related hearing loss in C57BL/6J mice Hear Res 114(1-2):83-92. [PubMed: 9447922]  [MGI Ref ID J:44966]

Johnson KR; Longo-Guess C; Gagnon LH; Yu H; Zheng QY. 2008. A locus on distal chromosome 11 (ahl8) and its interaction with Cdh23 ahl underlie the early onset, age-related hearing loss of DBA/2J mice. Genomics 92(4):219-25. [PubMed: 18662770]  [MGI Ref ID J:139223]

Johnson KR; Yu H; Ding D; Jiang H; Gagnon LH; Salvi RJ. 2010. Separate and combined effects of Sod1 and Cdh23 mutations on age-related hearing loss and cochlear pathology in C57BL/6J mice. Hear Res 268(1-2):85-92. [PubMed: 20470874]  [MGI Ref ID J:163035]

Johnson KR; Zheng QY; Bykhovskaya Y; Spirina O; Fischel-Ghodsian N. 2001. A nuclear-mitochondrial DNA interaction affecting hearing impairment in mice. Nat Genet 27(2):191-4. [PubMed: 11175788]  [MGI Ref ID J:67312]

Johnson KR; Zheng QY; Noben-Trauth K. 2006. Strain background effects and genetic modifiers of hearing in mice. Brain Res 1091(1):79-88. [PubMed: 16579977]  [MGI Ref ID J:110459]

Johnson KR; Zheng QY; Weston MD; Ptacek LJ; Noben-Trauth K. 2005. The Mass1(frings) mutation underlies early onset hearing impairment in BUB/BnJ mice, a model for the auditory pathology of Usher syndrome IIC. Genomics 85(5):582-90. [PubMed: 15820310]  [MGI Ref ID J:97534]

Kane KL; Longo-Guess CM; Gagnon LH; Ding D; Salvi RJ; Johnson KR. 2012. Genetic background effects on age-related hearing loss associated with Cdh23 variants in mice. Hear Res 283(1-2):80-8. [PubMed: 22138310]  [MGI Ref ID J:183757]

Keithley EM; Canto C; Zheng QY; Fischel-Ghodsian N; Johnson KR. 2004. Age-related hearing loss and the ahl locus in mice. Hear Res 188(1-2):21-8. [PubMed: 14759567]  [MGI Ref ID J:87783]

Liu X; Bulgakov OV; Darrow KN; Pawlyk B; Adamian M; Liberman MC; Li T. 2007. Usherin is required for maintenance of retinal photoreceptors and normal development of cochlear hair cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104(11):4413-8. [PubMed: 17360538]  [MGI Ref ID J:118927]

Manji SS; Williams LH; Miller KA; Ooms LM; Bahlo M; Mitchell CA; Dahl HH. 2011. A mutation in synaptojanin 2 causes progressive hearing loss in the ENU-mutagenised mouse strain Mozart. PLoS One 6(3):e17607. [PubMed: 21423608]  [MGI Ref ID J:171701]

Mathews CE; Leiter EH. 1999. Resistance of ALR/Lt islets to free radical-mediated diabetogenic stress is inherited as a dominant trait. Diabetes 48(11):2189-96. [PubMed: 10535453]  [MGI Ref ID J:109893]

Nadeau JH. 2003. Modifier genes and protective alleles in humans and mice. Curr Opin Genet Dev 13(3):290-5. [PubMed: 12787792]  [MGI Ref ID J:88012]

Noben-Trauth K; Latoche JR; Neely HR; Bennett B. 2010. Phenotype and genetics of progressive sensorineural hearing loss (Snhl1) in the LXS set of recombinant inbred strains of mice. PLoS One 5(7):e11459. [PubMed: 20628639]  [MGI Ref ID J:163117]

Noben-Trauth K; Zheng QY; Johnson KR. 2003. Association of cadherin 23 with polygenic inheritance and genetic modification of sensorineural hearing loss. Nat Genet 35(1):21-3. [PubMed: 12910270]  [MGI Ref ID J:86905]

Noben-Trauth K; Zheng QY; Johnson KR; Nishina PM. 1997. mdfw: a deafness susceptibility locus that interacts with deaf waddler (dfw). Genomics 44(3):266-72. [PubMed: 9325047]  [MGI Ref ID J:38429]

Perrin BJ; Sonnemann KJ; Ervasti JM. 2010. beta-actin and gamma-actin are each dispensable for auditory hair cell development but required for Stereocilia maintenance. PLoS Genet 6(10):e1001158. [PubMed: 20976199]  [MGI Ref ID J:167543]

Perrin BJ; Strandjord DM; Narayanan P; Henderson DM; Johnson KR; Ervasti JM. 2013. beta-Actin and Fascin-2 Cooperate to Maintain Stereocilia Length. J Neurosci 33(19):8114-21. [PubMed: 23658152]  [MGI Ref ID J:197137]

Vazquez AE; Jimenez AM; Martin GK; Luebke AE; Lonsbury-Martin BL. 2004. Evaluating cochlear function and the effects of noise exposure in the B6.CAST+Ahl mouse with distortion product otoacoustic emissions. Hear Res 194(1-2):87-96. [PubMed: 15276680]  [MGI Ref ID J:117746]

Zheng QY; Johnson KR. 2001. Hearing loss associated with the modifier of deaf waddler (mdfw) locus corresponds with age-related hearing loss in 12 inbred strains of mice. Hear Res 154(1-2):45-53. [PubMed: 11423214]  [MGI Ref ID J:70964]

Zheng QY; Scarborough JD; Zheng Y; Yu H; Choi D; Gillespie PG. 2012. Digenic inheritance of deafness caused by 8J allele of myosin-VIIA and mutations in other Usher I genes. Hum Mol Genet 21(11):2588-98. [PubMed: 22381527]  [MGI Ref ID J:183898]

Zilberstein Y; Liberman MC; Corfas G. 2012. Inner hair cells are not required for survival of spiral ganglion neurons in the adult cochlea. J Neurosci 32(2):405-10. [PubMed: 22238076]  [MGI Ref ID J:179911]

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Mating SystemSibling x Sibling         (Female x Male)   01-MAR-06
Diet Information LabDiet® 5K52/5K67

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This strain is homozygous for Cdh23ahl, the age related hearing loss 1 mutation, which on this background results in progressive hearing loss with onset after 10 months of age. It has been reported that the KK strain is hemolytic complement deficient (Hc0), however, our strains have not been tested to confirm this allele. (Cinader B, et al. 1964, J Exp Med 120:897)

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