Gpam - Model 11116 - cKO

Conditional Knockout

Cryopreserved Model
This line is cryopreserved and requires cryorecovery.

C57BL/6 Background

  • Model #
  • Genotype
  • Nomenclature
  • 11116
    C57BL/6-Gpamtm1.1 Mrl
  • The targeting vector has been generated using C57BL/6J DNA and transfected into TaconicArtemis C57BL/6NTac ES cell line.
  • Gpam exon 2 contains the translation initiation site.
  • Exons 9 and 10 have been flanked by LoxP sites (size of floxed region 1.5 kb).
  • The conditional KO allele has been generated after Flp-mediated recombination by crossing chimeras to a Flp-Deleter on a C57BL/6 background.
  • The conditional KO line has been derived using C57BL/6NTac animals and the Flp-transgene was removed by segregation.
  • The constitutive KO allele can be generated by Cre-mediated recombination. Deletion of exons 9 and 10 should result in loss of function of the Gpam gene by deleting part of the acetyl-transferase domain and by generating a frameshift from exon 8 to exons 11 and 12.
  • Remaining recombination sites will be located in non-conserved regions of the genome.
  • The constitutive KO allele is available as line 10910.
  • Datamining and Design performed in 2009.

Gene Family:

Transferase

Genetic Background:

C57BL/6

Gene Symbol:

Gpam

Gene Accession Number:

NM_008149

Allele Type:

cKO

Source:

Merck Research Laboratories

Availability:

Cryopreserved at Taconic

Species:

Mouse

Official Gene Name:

glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase, mitochondrialprovided

Taconic continues to strive to gain full access to all models for both non-profit and for-profit organizations. However, at this time some models are currently not available to commercial institutions. Please be sure to check back often as more models are made available on a routine basis.

Non-profit Pricing:

Price per Line ($)
$5,500

Non-profit Pricing:

Price per Line (€)
€5,005
GEM Collection models exist as cryopreserved materials. Models can typically be recovered and delivered to customers within 14-16 weeks after order receipt. Customers will receive:

  • A minimum of four (4) mice heterozygous for the selected mutation. In rare cases where the cryopreserved material also contains a recombinase gene, this may be reduced to 1-2 heterozygous mice.
  • Validated genotyping protocols
  • Animal health report. Mice will meet Taconic's Murine Pathogen Free™ (MPF™) health standard.

Please note that in rare instances (2%) cryorecovery may prove to be difficult, either extending timeline or ultimately successful recovery.
Non-profit users: Non-profit users must provide a scientific workplan and execute an MTA prior to accessing a GEM Collection Model.

Non-profit order process is as follows:

  1. Non-profit Investigator visits the Taconic website and identifies GEM of interest.
  2. Non-profit Investigator inquires on Taconic website.
  3. Taconic will answer questions about the GEM lines and the process.
  4. Taconic sends request for MTA.
  5. Non-profit Investigator provides scientific workplan answering 4 basic questions.
  6. MTA is issued for non-profit Investigator/institution review and signature.
  7. MTA is executed by all parties and release of model is approved.
  8. Taconic contacts requestor to obtain purchase order (PO) to cover the cryorecovery and shipment costs.

Taconic begins cryorecovery upon receipt of PO and delivers model to requestor. It is the requestor's obligation to determine that the GEM meets their research needs.

Access to this model for non-profit customers requires approval of a third-party Material Transfer Agreement (MTA). The terms of this MTA are non-negotiable; an example agreement is available so that you may preview the terms. MTA approval may require 4-6 months due to circumstances outside our control. Once approved and the purchase confirmed, order fulfillment will require an additional 14-16 weeks. If you wish to continue your interest in this model, please complete the GEM Collection Inquiry Form. In addition, Taconic also offers complete model generation services that may allow for a reduced timeline to delivery of a comparable model. If you are interested in learning more, please request a GEMs Design Consultation.