Strain Name:

C.129S2-Fcer1atm1Knt/J

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Strain Information

Type Congenic; Mutant Strain; Targeted Mutation;
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Specieslaboratory mouse
GenerationN20pN1
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Donating Investigator Jean-Pierre Kinet,   Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Description
Mice that are homozygous for the targeted mutation are viable, fertile, normal in size and do not display any gross physical or behavioral abnormalities. Cultured bone marrow-derived mast cells from homozygotes, that have been activated with interleukin-3, do not bind to monomeric IgE as analyzed by flow cytometry. Mice homozygous for the mutant allele are resistant to IgE induced passive cutaneous and systemic anaphylaxis and are more susceptible to IgG1-dependent passive and active systemic anaphylaxis treatments. This mutant mouse strain may be useful in studies of anaphylaxis, and immunological response to allergens.

Development
A targeting vector containing neomycin resistance and herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase genes was used to disrupt exon 4, which encodes an immunoglobulin domain. The construct was electroporated into 129S2/SvPas derived D3 embryonic stem (ES) cells. Correctly targeted ES cells were injected into C57BL/6 blastocysts. The resulting chimeric animals were crossed to BALB/cJ mice, and then backcrossed to the same for 20 generations.

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Related Strains

Strains carrying   Fcer1atm1Knt allele
010512   B6.129S2(Cg)-Fcer1atm1Knt/J
010506   B6.Cg-Fcer1atm1Knt Tg(FCER1A)1Bhk/J
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Phenotype

Phenotype Information

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The following phenotype information is associated with a similar, but not exact match to this JAX® Mice strain.

Fcer1atm1Knt/Fcer1atm1Knt

        either: (involves: 129 * C57BL/6) or (involves: 129 * C57BL/6 * DBA/2)
  • immune system phenotype
  • abnormal mast cell physiology
    • mast cells stimulated with DNP-HSA after incubation with anti-DNP IgE do not release serotonin to the same extent as wild-type mice which release 40% of total cellular serotonin   (MGI Ref ID J:39250)
  • decreased susceptibility to type I hypersensitivity reaction
    • anaphylactic response as measured by a decrease in rectal temperature is almost eliminated in mutants upon treatment with anti-DNP IgE-Ab and DNP whereas controls show a significant temperature drop   (MGI Ref ID J:113572)
    • cutaneous anaphylaxis, induced in a model where ear injection of anti-DNP IgE is followed by treatment 20 hours later with DNP-HSA, is prevented in mutants compared to wild-type   (MGI Ref ID J:39250)
    • fibrinogen/fibrin deposits in ear of wild-type mice is 2-fold larger than in untreated control ear whereas no difference is observed between ears in mutants; cross-linked fibrin in treated ear is 4- to 5-fold greater in amount than in control ear in wild type mice   (MGI Ref ID J:39250)
    • mutants are resistant to induced systemic anaphylaxis; wild-type mice show a significant drop in body temperature as well as tachycardia, piloerection, and prostration after antigen challenge 24 hours following anti-DNP IgE injection; mutants have absence of any symptoms   (MGI Ref ID J:39250)
    • mutant mice do not show extravasation of dye in this model, compared to marked occurrence in feet and ears of wild-type   (MGI Ref ID J:39250)
  • hematopoietic system phenotype
  • abnormal mast cell physiology
    • mast cells stimulated with DNP-HSA after incubation with anti-DNP IgE do not release serotonin to the same extent as wild-type mice which release 40% of total cellular serotonin   (MGI Ref ID J:39250)

Fcer1atm1Knt/Fcer1atm1Knt

        involves: 129 * BALB/c
  • homeostasis/metabolism phenotype
  • reduced thrombolysis
    • after stimulation with 2.4G2, the bone marrow mast cell degranulation response releases 35% of total cell granule content   (MGI Ref ID J:47138)
  • immune system phenotype
  • abnormal mast cell physiology
    • decreased mast cell degranulation relative to controls but extensive none the less   (MGI Ref ID J:78659)
  • increased susceptibility to type I hypersensitivity reaction
    • active anaphylaxis induced by OVA challenge in sensitized cells   (MGI Ref ID J:78659)
    • tachycardia is prolonged   (MGI Ref ID J:78659)
    • reduction in lung conductance is prolonged   (MGI Ref ID J:78659)
    • greater reduction of dynamic compliance in lungs   (MGI Ref ID J:78659)
    • IgG1 dependent passive systemic anaphylaxis occurs   (MGI Ref ID J:78659)
  • hematopoietic system phenotype
  • abnormal mast cell physiology
    • decreased mast cell degranulation relative to controls but extensive none the less   (MGI Ref ID J:78659)
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Research Applications
This mouse can be used to support research in many areas including:

Immunology, Inflammation and Autoimmunity Research
Immunodeficiency
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Immunodeficiency Associated with Other Defects
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Genes & Alleles

Gene & Allele Information provided by MGI

 
Allele Symbol Fcer1atm1Knt
Allele Name targeted mutation 1, Jean-Pierre Kinet
Allele Type Targeted (Null/Knockout)
Common Name(s) Fc epsilon RI alpha chain-; FcepsilonR1alpha-; FcepsilonRI-; Fcer1a-; Fcer1atm1Rav; FcerIa-;
Mutation Made By Devin Turner,   Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Strain of Origin129
ES Cell Line NameOther (see notes)
ES Cell Line Strain129
Gene Symbol and Name Fcer1a, Fc receptor, IgE, high affinity I, alpha polypeptide
Chromosome 1
Gene Common Name(s) FCE1A; Fc epsilon high affinity receptor alpha; FcERI; Fce1a; Fcr-5; Iger01; RATIGER01;
General Note ES cell line = D3 (129S2/SvPas) or E14TG2a (129P2/OlaHsd).
Molecular Note Exon 4, encoding an immunoglobulin domain, was disrupted by the insertion of a neomycin selection cassette. The absence of a functional encoded protein on the cell surface was determined by fluorescence activated cell sorting analysis of bone marrow mastcells obtained from homozygous mutant mice. [MGI Ref ID J:39250]

Genotyping

Genotyping Information

Genotyping Protocols

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References

References provided by MGI

Additional References

Fcer1atm1Knt related

Abboud G; Staumont-Salle D; Kanda A; Roumier T; Deruytter N; Lavogiez C; Fleury S; Remy P; Papin JP; Capron M; Dombrowicz D. 2009. Fc(epsilon)RI and FcgammaRIII/CD16 differentially regulate atopic dermatitis in mice. J Immunol 182(10):6517-26. [PubMed: 19414806]  [MGI Ref ID J:148317]

Albanesi M; Mancardi DA; Macdonald LE; Iannascoli B; Zitvogel L; Murphy AJ; Leusen JH; Bruhns P. 2012. Cutting Edge: FcgammaRIII (CD16) and FcgammaRI (CD64) Are Responsible for Anti-Glycoprotein 75 Monoclonal Antibody TA99 Therapy for Experimental Metastatic B16 Melanoma. J Immunol 189(12):5513-7. [PubMed: 23150715]  [MGI Ref ID J:190859]

Ando T; Matsumoto K; Namiranian S; Yamashita H; Glatthorn H; Kimura M; Dolan BR; Lee JJ; Galli SJ; Kawakami Y; Jamora C; Kawakami T. 2013. Mast Cells Are Required for Full Expression of Allergen/SEB-Induced Skin Inflammation. J Invest Dermatol 133(12):2695-705. [PubMed: 23752044]  [MGI Ref ID J:202870]

Baravalle G; Greer AM; LaFlam TN; Shin JS. 2014. Antigen-conjugated human IgE induces antigen-specific T cell tolerance in a humanized mouse model. J Immunol 192(7):3280-8. [PubMed: 24610015]  [MGI Ref ID J:210242]

Binstadt BA; Patel PR; Alencar H; Nigrovic PA; Lee DM; Mahmood U; Weissleder R; Mathis D; Benoist C. 2006. Particularities of the vasculature can promote the organ specificity of autoimmune attack. Nat Immunol 7(3):284-92. [PubMed: 16444258]  [MGI Ref ID J:112604]

Cheng LE; Wang ZE; Locksley RM. 2010. Murine B cells regulate serum IgE levels in a CD23-dependent manner. J Immunol 185(9):5040-7. [PubMed: 20870945]  [MGI Ref ID J:165198]

Denzel A; Maus UA; Rodriguez Gomez M; Moll C; Niedermeier M; Winter C; Maus R; Hollingshead S; Briles DE; Kunz-Schughart LA; Talke Y; Mack M. 2008. Basophils enhance immunological memory responses. Nat Immunol 9(7):733-42. [PubMed: 18516038]  [MGI Ref ID J:137679]

Dombrowicz D; Brini AT; Flamand V; Hicks E; Snouwaert JN; Kinet JP; Koller BH. 1996. Anaphylaxis mediated through a humanized high affinity IgE receptor. J Immunol 157(4):1645-51. [PubMed: 8759751]  [MGI Ref ID J:113572]

Dombrowicz D; Flamand V; Brigman KK; Koller BH; Kinet JP. 1993. Abolition of anaphylaxis by targeted disruption of the high affinity immunoglobulin E receptor alpha chain gene. Cell 75(5):969-76. [PubMed: 8252632]  [MGI Ref ID J:39250]

Dombrowicz D; Flamand V; Miyajima I; Ravetch JV; Galli SJ; Kinet JP. 1997. Absence of Fc epsilonRI alpha chain results in upregulation of Fc gammaRIII-dependent mast cell degranulation and anaphylaxis. Evidence of competition between Fc epsilonRI and Fc gammaRIII for limiting amounts of FcR beta and gamma chains. J Clin Invest 99(5):915-25. [PubMed: 9062349]  [MGI Ref ID J:78651]

Dombrowicz D; Lin S; Flamand V; Brini AT; Koller BH; Kinet JP. 1998. Allergy-associated FcRbeta is a molecular amplifier of IgE- and IgG-mediated in vivo responses. Immunity 8(4):517-29. [PubMed: 9586641]  [MGI Ref ID J:47138]

Dombrowicz D; Nutten S; Desreumaux P; Neut C; Torpier G; Peeters M; Colombel JF; Capron M. 2001. Role of the high affinity immunoglobulin E receptor in bacterial translocation and intestinal inflammation. J Exp Med 193(1):25-34. [PubMed: 11136818]  [MGI Ref ID J:124427]

Grayson MH; Cheung D; Rohlfing MM; Kitchens R; Spiegel DE; Tucker J; Battaile JT; Alevy Y; Yan L; Agapov E; Kim EY; Holtzman MJ. 2007. Induction of high-affinity IgE receptor on lung dendritic cells during viral infection leads to mucous cell metaplasia. J Exp Med 204(11):2759-69. [PubMed: 17954569]  [MGI Ref ID J:126124]

Grimbaldeston MA; Nakae S; Kalesnikoff J; Tsai M; Galli SJ. 2007. Mast cell-derived interleukin 10 limits skin pathology in contact dermatitis and chronic irradiation with ultraviolet B. Nat Immunol 8(10):1095-104. [PubMed: 17767162]  [MGI Ref ID J:125267]

Hoffmann E; Kotsias F; Visentin G; Bruhns P; Savina A; Amigorena S. 2012. Autonomous phagosomal degradation and antigen presentation in dendritic cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109(36):14556-61. [PubMed: 22908282]  [MGI Ref ID J:189892]

Jonsson F; Mancardi DA; Kita Y; Karasuyama H; Iannascoli B; Van Rooijen N; Shimizu T; Daeron M; Bruhns P. 2011. Mouse and human neutrophils induce anaphylaxis. J Clin Invest 121(4):1484-96. [PubMed: 21436586]  [MGI Ref ID J:171995]

Jonsson F; Mancardi DA; Zhao W; Kita Y; Iannascoli B; Khun H; van Rooijen N; Shimizu T; Schwartz LB; Daeron M; Bruhns P. 2012. Human FcgammaRIIA induces anaphylactic and allergic reactions. Blood 119(11):2533-44. [PubMed: 22138510]  [MGI Ref ID J:182466]

Mancardi DA; Iannascoli B; Hoos S; England P; Daeron M; Bruhns P. 2008. FcgammaRIV is a mouse IgE receptor that resembles macrophage FcepsilonRI in humans and promotes IgE-induced lung inflammation. J Clin Invest 118(11):3738-50. [PubMed: 18949059]  [MGI Ref ID J:144620]

Mancardi DA; Jonsson F; Iannascoli B; Khun H; Van Rooijen N; Huerre M; Daeron M; Bruhns P. 2011. The murine high-affinity IgG receptor Fc(gamma)RIV is sufficient for autoantibody-induced arthritis. J Immunol 186(4):1899-903. [PubMed: 21248252]  [MGI Ref ID J:169145]

Marichal T; Starkl P; Reber LL; Kalesnikoff J; Oettgen HC; Tsai M; Metz M; Galli SJ. 2013. A beneficial role for immunoglobulin E in host defense against honeybee venom. Immunity 39(5):963-75. [PubMed: 24210352]  [MGI Ref ID J:208997]

Miyajima I; Dombrowicz D; Martin TR; Ravetch JV; Kinet JP; Galli SJ. 1997. Systemic anaphylaxis in the mouse can be mediated largely through IgG1 and Fc gammaRIII. Assessment of the cardiopulmonary changes, mast cell degranulation, and death associated with active or IgE- or IgG1-dependent passive anaphylaxis. J Clin Invest 99(5):901-14. [PubMed: 9062348]  [MGI Ref ID J:78659]

Nigro EA; Brini AT; Soprana E; Ambrosi A; Dombrowicz D; Siccardi AG; Vangelista L. 2009. Antitumor IgE adjuvanticity: key role of Fc(epsilon)RI. J Immunol 183(7):4530-6. [PubMed: 19748979]  [MGI Ref ID J:152778]

Nigrovic PA; Binstadt BA; Monach PA; Johnsen A; Gurish M; Iwakura Y; Benoist C; Mathis D; Lee DM. 2007. Mast cells contribute to initiation of autoantibody-mediated arthritis via IL-1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104(7):2325-30. [PubMed: 17277081]  [MGI Ref ID J:119744]

Nunomura S; Kawakami Y; Kawakami T; Ra C. 2012. The FcRbeta- and gamma-ITAMs play crucial but distinct roles in the full activation of mast cells induced by IgEkappa and Protein L. J Immunol 188(8):4052-64. [PubMed: 22430736]  [MGI Ref ID J:184055]

Palm NW; Rosenstein RK; Yu S; Schenten DD; Florsheim E; Medzhitov R. 2013. Bee venom phospholipase A2 induces a primary type 2 response that is dependent on the receptor ST2 and confers protective immunity. Immunity 39(5):976-85. [PubMed: 24210353]  [MGI Ref ID J:208996]

Porcherie A; Mathieu C; Peronet R; Schneider E; Claver J; Commere PH; Kiefer-Biasizzo H; Karasuyama H; Milon G; Dy M; Kinet JP; Louis J; Blank U; Mecheri S. 2011. Critical role of the neutrophil-associated high-affinity receptor for IgE in the pathogenesis of experimental cerebral malaria. J Exp Med 208(11):2225-36. [PubMed: 21967768]  [MGI Ref ID J:178860]

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    The average number of mice provided from recovery of our cryopreserved strains is 10. The total number of animals provided, their gender and genotype will vary. We will fulfill your order by providing at least two pair of mice, at least one animal of each pair carrying the mutation of interest. Please inquire if larger numbers of animals with specific genotype and genders are needed. Animals typically ship between 10 and 14 weeks from the date of your order. If a second cryorecovery is needed in order to provide the minimum number of animals, animals will ship within 25 weeks. IMPORTANT NOTE: The genotypes of animals provided may not reflect the mating scheme utilized by The Jackson Laboratory prior to cryopreservation, or that discussed in the strain description. Please inquire about possible genotypes which will be recovered for this specific strain. The Jackson Laboratory cannot guarantee the reproductive success of mice shipped to your facility. If the mice are lost after the first three days (post-arrival) or do not produce progeny at your facility, a new order and fee will be necessary.

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Cryorecovery* $3283.00
Animals Provided

At least two mice that carry the mutation (if it is a mutant strain) will be provided. Their genotypes may not reflect those discussed in the strain description. Please inquire for possible genotypes and see additional details below.

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Cryopreserved. Ready for recovery. Please refer to pricing and supply notes on the strain data sheet for further information.

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  • Cryorecovery - Standard.
    Progeny testing is not required.

    The average number of mice provided from recovery of our cryopreserved strains is 10. The total number of animals provided, their gender and genotype will vary. We will fulfill your order by providing at least two pair of mice, at least one animal of each pair carrying the mutation of interest. Please inquire if larger numbers of animals with specific genotype and genders are needed. Animals typically ship between 10 and 14 weeks from the date of your order. If a second cryorecovery is needed in order to provide the minimum number of animals, animals will ship within 25 weeks. IMPORTANT NOTE: The genotypes of animals provided may not reflect the mating scheme utilized by The Jackson Laboratory prior to cryopreservation, or that discussed in the strain description. Please inquire about possible genotypes which will be recovered for this specific strain. The Jackson Laboratory cannot guarantee the reproductive success of mice shipped to your facility. If the mice are lost after the first three days (post-arrival) or do not produce progeny at your facility, a new order and fee will be necessary.

    Cryorecovery to establish a Dedicated Supply for greater quantities of mice. Mice recovered can be used to establish a dedicated colony to contractually supply you mice according to your requirements. Price by quotation. For more information on Dedicated Supply, please contact JAX® Services, Tel: 1-800-422-6423 (from U.S.A., Canada or Puerto Rico only) or 1-207-288-5845 (from any location).

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