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RIKEN BioResource Center Mouse E-mail Message No. 40

RIKEN BioResource Center provides you the most up-to-date information
such as newly deposited mouse strains.

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- Special topic: Mouse of the Month
- Best Presentation Award Prize of the Japanese Society of Animal Models
  for Human Diseases
- Newly deposited mouse strains
- Newly available mouse strains
- Mouse strains for freeze preservation

|  Special topic: Mouse of the Month    Sep 2007

  Gdf5<Rgsc451> Mouse : A model for osteoarthritis

    Depositor: Mouse Functional Genomics Research Group
               (RIKEN Genomic Science Center)

    BRC No. RBRC-GSC0080  Strain Name: M100451

    Mouse of the Month archive

|  Best Presentation Award Prize of the Japanese Society of Animal Models
|  for Human Diseases

 The Japanese Society of Animal Models for Human Diseases award the
persons or organizations whose presentation was selected as excellent by
vote of participants. At the 24th Annual Meeting of the society (in
Tsukuba), Dr. MEKADA Kazuyuki, Research Scientist, the RIKEN BioResource
Center, won "Best Presentation Award of the Japanese Society of Animal
Models for Human Diseases", because of timely and excellent presentation
on "Use of C57BL/6 substrains of mice and their genetic differences."

|  Newly deposited mouse strains

  These mice have been newly deposited to RIKEN BRC. They will be
available soon after rederivation. We appreciate depositors for their
contributions to the scientific community.

  Dr. Hiromichi Yonekawa (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science)
    BRC No. 02250   C57BL/6J-Tg(CAG-Cox8/EGFP)49Rin

  Dr. Yoshio Hirabayashi (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
    BRC No. 02284   C57BL/6-St3gal4<tm1Bsi>
    BRC No. 02285   C57BL/6-St3gal4<tm1.1Bsi> Tg(CAG-cre)913Bsi
    BRC No. 02286   C57BL/6-St3gal4<tm1.1Bsi> Tg(CAG-cre)916Bsi
    BRC No. 02287   C57BL/6-St3gal4<tm1.2Bsi> Tg(CAG-flp)1Bsi
    BRC No. 02288   C57BL/6-St3gal4<tm2Bsi>

  Dr. Hiroaki Honda (Hiroshima University)
    BRC No. 02293   B6.129P2-p130Cas<tm1Homy>
    BRC No. 02294   B6.Cg-p130Cas<tm1.1Homy>
    BRC No. 02295   B6.Cg-p130Cas<tm1Homy> Tg(BLG-cre)1Homy

  Dr. Satoshi Yonezawa (Aichi Human Service Center)
    BRC No. 02297   Kbus/Idr

  Dr. Shigeo Koyasu (Keio University)
    BRC No. 02298   C.Cg-Il3<tm1Glli>
    BRC No. 02300   B6.129P2-Pten<tm2Mak>
    BRC No. 02301   C.Cg-Pten<tm2Mak>
    BRC No. 02304   B6.Cg-Kit<W-sh>(N18)

  Dr. Hiroshi Hamada (Osaka University)
    BRC No. 02312   B6;129-Cyp26a1<tm1.1Hmd>
    BRC No. 02313   B6;129-Cyp26a1<tm1.1Hmd> Cyp26c1<tm1.1Keya>
    BRC No. 02314   B6;129-Cyp26b1<tm1Hh>

|  Newly available mouse strains

  These mice just have been rederived into our SPF barrier facility.
These mice are now available for distribution.

  BRC#    Strain Name                            Depositor
  01872   ApcFlox14                              Dr. Marco Giovannini
  01931   C3.NSY-(D14Mit206-D14Mit186)           Dr. Hiroshi Ikegami
  02102   Arpc3 KO                               Dr. Junji Takeda
  02113   C3.NSY-(D11Mit314-D11Mit279)           Dr. Hiroshi Ikegami
  02114   NOD.CTS-H2(D17Mit30-D17Mit104)         Dr. Hiroshi Ikegami
  02116   NOD.CTS-H2(D17Mit16-H2Q4)              Dr. Hiroshi Ikegami
  02183   C3H/HeN-OpiphTNS                       Dr. Yasuhiro Takagi
  02214   B6;129P2-Gfra3<tm1Hmd>                 Dr. Hiroshi Hamada

|  Mouse strains for freeze preservation

  Since enough number of embryos has been preserved, live mice of these
strains will be closed soon. It will take more than 3 months to recover
live mice from frozen stock. Please let us know as soon as possible, if
you plan to use the mice and request them alive.

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