Strain Name:

STOCK Sgk3fz-ica/McirJ

Stock Number:

006135

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Description

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Strain Information

Former Names STOCK fzica/McirJ    (Changed: 06-NOV-07 )
Type Mutant Stock; Spontaneous Mutation;
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Generation?+F2p
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Donating InvestigatorDr. Marius Cirlan,   Apollonia University, Iasi, Romania

Important Note
This strain may be homozygous for Gnat2cpfl3, cone photoreceptor function loss 3, which affects bright light (photopic) vision.

Development
This spontaneous mutation arose in a colony of albino Swiss outbred stock in 1992 at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Iasi, Romania. The mutation is maintained by sibling matings, reaching F16 in 2006. The Jackson Laboratory Repository imported this strain in 2006.

Control Information

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Related Strains

View Strains carrying   Gnat2cpfl3     (14 strains)

Strains carrying other alleles of Sgk3
000112   B6.Cg-Sgk3fz H54 Mlphln/+ H54 +/J
000275   V/LeJ
View Strains carrying other alleles of Sgk3     (2 strains)

Phenotype

Phenotype Information

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.
Achromatopsia 4; ACHM4   (GNAT2)
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Mammalian Phenotype Terms provided by MGI
      assigned by genotype

Sgk3fz-ica/Sgk3fz-ica

        Swiss albino
  • immune system phenotype
  • abnormal inflammatory response
    • inflammatory cell infiltrates observed around hair shafts lying within the dermal mescenchyme   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
  • integument phenotype
  • abnormal hair cycle
    • acceleration of cycle   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • telogen phase shortened   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • accelerated hair follicle regression
      • catagen observed by day 12; characterized by keratinocyte apoptosis   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
  • abnormal hair follicle morphology
    • follicles exhibit a curved shape with thin hypodermal connective tissue   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • follicles are smaller than wildtype   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • abnormal hair follicle development
      • by day 5, stage 8 follicles exhibit a curved shape and few hair shafts are found within the follicular infundibulum   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
      • premature catagen induction, shortened telogen, and early anagen development observed by day 12   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
  • abnormal hair shaft morphology
    • shaft consists of cuticle and cortex only   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • shaft lacks trichohyalin granules   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • abnormal hair cuticle
      • Huxley layer contains multiple large intracytoplasmic vacuoles, evidence of cell fragmentation, and trychohyalin granules of variable and irregular size   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • abnormal hair medulla
      • hair shafts lack a distinctive medulla by day 8   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • thin hair shaft
      • hair shafts are thin and few penetrate the skin by day 8   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
  • alopecia   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • from the front region, by age of 20-30 days, the weak, underdeveloped sparse hairs are lost the pups remain completely lacking of hairs   (MGI Ref ID J:88408)
    • during the following 4-5 months, another 2-3 growth waves of sparse fuzzy hairs occur; then the adults remain without a coat with the exception of a perinasal tuft and some short hairs at the tail base   (MGI Ref ID J:88408)
  • curly vibrissae   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • homozygotes have curly vibrissae throughout their lives   (MGI Ref ID J:88408)
  • sparse hair   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
    • starting at the day 6 until 10-12 days of age, homozygous pups have on their body sparse, short, thin, and fuzzy hairs   (MGI Ref ID J:88408)
  • thick epidermis
    • despite thickening, epidermal keratinization process is normal   (MGI Ref ID J:107373)
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Research Applications
This mouse can be used to support research in many areas including:

Gnat2cpfl3 related

Sensorineural Research
Eye Defects

Sgk3fz-ica related

Dermatology Research
Skin and Hair Texture Defects

Genes & Alleles

Gene & Allele Information provided by MGI

 
Allele Symbol Sgk3fz-ica
Allele Name iasi congenital atrichia
Allele Type Spontaneous
Strain of OriginSwiss albino
Gene Symbol and Name Sgk3, serum/glucocorticoid regulated kinase 3
Chromosome 1
Gene Common Name(s) 2510015P22Rik; A330005P07Rik; CISK; RIKEN cDNA 2510015P22 gene; RIKEN cDNA A330005P07 gene; SGK2; SGKL; cytokine-independent survival kinase; frowzy; fuzzy; fy; fz;
Molecular Note A spontaneous mutant identified in the Genetics Laboratory at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Iasi, Romania, this mutant was determinied to be an allele at the fz locus via complementation analysis. Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) analysis of mutant DNA detected an excessively long mRNA that was shown to be the product of abnormal RNA splicing consequent to insertion of a class II retrotransposon into the third intron. [MGI Ref ID J:125551]
 
Allele Symbol Gnat2cpfl3
Allele Name cone photoreceptor function loss 3
Allele Type Spontaneous
Strain of Originvarious
Gene Symbol and Name Gnat2, guanine nucleotide binding protein, alpha transducing 2
Chromosome 3
Gene Common Name(s) ACHM4; AW490837; GNATC; Gnat-2; Gt-2; Tcalpha; expressed sequence AW490837;
General Note This allele has been detected in the following strains either by genotyping or complementation testing: ALS/LtJ, SENCARA/PtJ, SENCARB/PtJ, SENCARC/PtJ, PN/nBSwUmabJ. (J:122428)
Molecular Note A single nucleotide substitution of G to A at position 598 in exon 6. This mutation converts codon 200 from aspartic acid to asparagine. [MGI Ref ID J:122428]

Genotyping

Genotyping Information


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References

References provided by MGI

Selected Reference(s)

Mecklenburg L; Tobin DJ; Cirlan MV; Craciun C; Paus R. 2005. Premature termination of hair follicle morphogenesis and accelerated hair follicle cycling in Iasi congenital atrichia (fzica) mice points to fuzzy as a key element of hair cycle control. Exp Dermatol 14(8):561-70. [PubMed: 16026577]  [MGI Ref ID J:107373]

Additional References

Chang B; Dacey MS; Hawes NL; Hitchcock PF; Milam AH; Atmaca-Sonmez P; Nusinowitz S; Heckenlively JR. 2006. Cone photoreceptor function loss-3, a novel mouse model of achromatopsia due to a mutation in Gnat2. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47(11):5017-21. [PubMed: 17065522]  [MGI Ref ID J:122428]

Gnat2cpfl3 related

Alexander JJ; Umino Y; Everhart D; Chang B; Min SH; Li Q; Timmers AM; Hawes NL; Pang JJ; Barlow RB; Hauswirth WW. 2007. Restoration of cone vision in a mouse model of achromatopsia. Nat Med 13(6):685-7. [PubMed: 17515894]  [MGI Ref ID J:121897]

Allen AE; Cameron MA; Brown TM; Vugler AA; Lucas RJ. 2010. Visual responses in mice lacking critical components of all known retinal phototransduction cascades. PLoS One 5(11):e15063. [PubMed: 21124780]  [MGI Ref ID J:167121]

Altimus CM; Guler AD; Alam NM; Arman AC; Prusky GT; Sampath AP; Hattar S. 2010. Rod photoreceptors drive circadian photoentrainment across a wide range of light intensities. Nat Neurosci 13(9):1107-12. [PubMed: 20711184]  [MGI Ref ID J:165280]

Chang B; Dacey MS; Hawes NL; Hitchcock PF; Milam AH; Atmaca-Sonmez P; Nusinowitz S; Heckenlively JR. 2006. Cone photoreceptor function loss-3, a novel mouse model of achromatopsia due to a mutation in Gnat2. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47(11):5017-21. [PubMed: 17065522]  [MGI Ref ID J:122428]

Chang B; Hawes NL; Hurd RE; Wang J; Howell D; Davisson MT; Roderick TH; Nusinowitz S; Heckenlively JR. 2005. Mouse models of ocular diseases. Vis Neurosci 22(5):587-93. [PubMed: 16332269]  [MGI Ref ID J:156373]

Chang B; Hurd R; Wang J; Nishina P. 2013. Survey of common eye diseases in laboratory mouse strains. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 54(7):4974-81. [PubMed: 23800770]  [MGI Ref ID J:198916]

Deng WT; Sakurai K; Liu J; Dinculescu A; Li J; Pang J; Min SH; Chiodo VA; Boye SL; Chang B; Kefalov VJ; Hauswirth WW. 2009. Functional interchangeability of rod and cone transducin alpha-subunits. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(42):17681-6. [PubMed: 19815523]  [MGI Ref ID J:153749]

Jones RS; Pedisich M; Carroll RC; Nawy S. 2014. Spatial organization of AMPAR subtypes in ON RGCs. J Neurosci 34(2):656-61. [PubMed: 24403163]  [MGI Ref ID J:205576]

Naarendorp F; Esdaille TM; Banden SM; Andrews-Labenski J; Gross OP; Pugh EN Jr. 2010. Dark light, rod saturation, and the absolute and incremental sensitivity of mouse cone vision. J Neurosci 30(37):12495-507. [PubMed: 20844144]  [MGI Ref ID J:164666]

Nusinowitz S; Ridder WH 3rd; Ramirez J. 2007. Temporal response properties of the primary and secondary rod-signaling pathways in normal and Gnat2 mutant mice. Exp Eye Res 84(6):1104-14. [PubMed: 17408617]  [MGI Ref ID J:126462]

Sakami S; Kolesnikov AV; Kefalov VJ; Palczewski K. 2014. P23H opsin knock-in mice reveal a novel step in retinal rod disc morphogenesis. Hum Mol Genet 23(7):1723-41. [PubMed: 24214395]  [MGI Ref ID J:207143]

Umino Y; Solessio E; Barlow RB. 2008. Speed, spatial, and temporal tuning of rod and cone vision in mouse. J Neurosci 28(1):189-98. [PubMed: 18171936]  [MGI Ref ID J:131050]

Wang YV; Weick M; Demb JB. 2011. Spectral and temporal sensitivity of cone-mediated responses in mouse retinal ganglion cells. J Neurosci 31(21):7670-81. [PubMed: 21613480]  [MGI Ref ID J:191557]

Won J; Shi LY; Hicks W; Wang J; Hurd R; Naggert JK; Chang B; Nishina PM. 2011. Mouse model resources for vision research. J Ophthalmol 2011:391384. [PubMed: 21052544]  [MGI Ref ID J:166679]

Sgk3fz-ica related

Campagna DR; Custodio AO; Antiochos BB; Cirlan MV; Fleming MD. 2008. Mutations in the Serum/Glucocorticoid regulated kinase 3 (Sgk3) are responsible for the mouse Fuzzy (fz) hair phenotype J Invest Dermatol 128(3):730-2. [PubMed: 17914447]  [MGI Ref ID J:125551]

Cirlan MV. 2004. A new mutation at the fuzzy (fz) locus MGI Direct Data Submission :.  [MGI Ref ID J:88408]

Rice RH; Bradshaw KM; Durbin-Johnson BP; Rocke DM; Eigenheer RA; Phinney BS; Sundberg JP. 2012. Differentiating inbred mouse strains from each other and those with single gene mutations using hair proteomics. PLoS One 7(12):e51956. [PubMed: 23251662]  [MGI Ref ID J:195664]

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Price (US dollars $)
Cryorecovery* $2525.00
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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    Available to most shipping destinations1
    This strain is also available as cryopreserved embryos2. Orders for cryopreserved embryos may be placed with our Customer Service Department. Experienced technicians at The Jackson Laboratory have recovered frozen embryos of this strain successfully. We will provide you enough embryos to perform two embryo transfers. The Jackson Laboratory does not guarantee successful recovery at your facility. For complete information on purchasing embryos, please visit our Cryopreserved Embryos web page.

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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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Cryopreserved

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Price (US dollars $)
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.

Frozen Products

Price (US dollars $)
Frozen Embryo $2145.00

Standard Supply

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

Supply Notes

  • Cryopreserved Embryos
    Available to most shipping destinations1
    This strain is also available as cryopreserved embryos2. Orders for cryopreserved embryos may be placed with our Customer Service Department. Experienced technicians at The Jackson Laboratory have recovered frozen embryos of this strain successfully. We will provide you enough embryos to perform two embryo transfers. The Jackson Laboratory does not guarantee successful recovery at your facility. For complete information on purchasing embryos, please visit our Cryopreserved Embryos web page.

    1 Shipments cannot be made to Australia due to Australian government import restrictions.
    2 Embryos for most strains are cryopreserved at the two cell stage while some strains are cryopreserved at the eight cell stage. If this information is important to you, please contact Customer Service.
  • 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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This strain may be homozygous for Gnat2cpfl3, cone photoreceptor function loss 3, which affects bright light (photopic) vision.

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