The targeting vector has been generated using C57BL/6J DNA and transfected into TaconicArtemis C57BL/6NTac ES cell line.
Exon 2 contains the translation initiation codon.
Exon 4 has been flanked by loxP sites (size of loxP-flanked region: 1.0 kb).
The constitutive KO allele has been generated after Cre-mediated recombination by crossing chimeras to a Cre-Deleter on a C57BL/6 background.
The constitutive KO line has been derived using C57BL/6NTac animals and the Cre-transgene was removed by segregation.
Deletion of exon 4 should result in loss of function of the Slc6a3 gene by generating a frameshift.
Datamining and Design performed in 2008.
Gene Family: Solute Carrier
Genetic Background: C57BL/6
Gene Symbol: Slc6a3
Gene Accession Number: NM_010020.3
Allele Type: KO
Availability: Cryopreserved at Taconic
Official Gene Name: solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, dopamine), member 3