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Mouse Line

Original publication name: ST8Sia-I (GD3 Synthase)

Colony code name: SA

Gene symbols: St8sia1-pending (Siat8a)

Gene name(s): GD3 synthase, GD3S, Sia-T, Siat8, ST8Sia I

Protein name: Sialyltransferase 8 (a-2,8 sialyltransferase) A

Chromosome: 6

Reported function: Synthase converting GM3 to disialoganglioside GD3

Genomic DNA source: 129/Sv

Mutation type: Neo insertion into 3' coding exon

ES cell line: J1 (see Kawai H, et al. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:19634-19638 [PubMed])

Current genetic background: Mixed C57Bl/6 and 129/Svev (46% C57Bl/6 as determined by whole genome scan)

Name of contributing investigator: R. Proia

Name of institution: National Institutes of Health, Genetics of Development and Disease Branch

Primary reference: Kawai H, et al. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:19634-19638 [PubMed]


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