Humanized AHR Mouse

Targeted Replacement

Humanized AHR Targeted Replacement Mouse Model
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  • Model #
  • Genotype
  • Nomenclature
  • 9165-F
    hu/hu
    C57BL/6-Ahrtm1.1(AHR)Arte
  • 9165-M
    hu/hu
    C57BL/6-Ahrtm1.1(AHR)Arte
  • This targeted mutation strain carries a replacement of the mouse aryl hydrocarbon receptor (Ahr) gene with the corresponding human orthologous gene.
  • Useful in prediction of CYP induction and therefore pharmacokinetics, drug toxicity, and efficacy in humans.

Origin:

The Humanized AHR Mouse was developed by Taconic in collaboration with CXR Biosciences. It was created through a targeted replacement of mouse Ahr Exon 3 with a cDNA construct containing human AHR Exons 3-11 in C57BL/6NTac-derived ES cells. This leads to the expression of a fusion protein of amino acids encoded by mouse Exons 1 and 2 and human Exons 3 to 11 driven by the mouse Ahr promoter. The amino acids encoded by Exon 1 and 2 of mouse and human AHR are highly conserved, with only two changes in Exon 1. Targeted ES cells were injected into BALB/cJBomTac blastocysts and the resultant chimeras were backcrossed to a Flpe deleter strain on C57BL/6J to eliminate the selection marker. Taconic received stock in 2009, and the line was embryo transfer derived. The colony was maintained by mating homozygotes.


Color:

Black

Species:

Mouse

Initial Publication:

Not published yet.



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EZcohort™ models are produced and distributed under rights to patents and intellectual property licensed from various institutions. Taconic Biosciences, Inc. (Taconic) sells EZcohort™ models to purchasers, grants to each purchaser a right under Taconic's rights in such licensed patents and intellectual property to use the purchased EZcohort™ models in consideration of purchasers' acknowledgement of and agreement to Taconic's Terms and Conditions for the Sale of Products and the following conditions of use:

  • Title to EZcohort™ models and biological materials derived from them remains with Taconic.
  • EZcohort™ models will be used for research purposes only.
  • EZcohort™ models and biological materials derived from them will not be distributed to third parties or used for commercial purposes.
  • Breeders from deliverables can be used for propagation of EZcohort™ models or to cross to other strains.
  • Continuation of breeding and crossbreeding of EZcohort™ models outside Taconicis permitted for a term of three years post-purchase of the EZcohort™ models and is subject to annual confirmation of these EZcohort™ Conditions of Use.

Continuation of breeding and crossbreeding after the three year term will require renewal of the EZcohort™ Conditions of Use and payment of a fee.