Mouse Strain information
APB ID 2377
Added 14/12/2007
Last Edited 10/05/2014
Strain name: C57BL/6Apb-Gdf5png/AnuApb
Nickname: Pengu, ENU8B6:075
Strain designation name: C57BL/6Apb-Gdf5png/AnuApb
Strain Types Mutant strain
Genetic Details Chemically induced
Mode of Inheritance Recessive
1.  Affected Gene Name: growth differentiation factor 5  
Chromosome 2
Affected Gene Symbol Gdf5
Protein expression of altered gene: Unknown
Genetic alteration of gene: ENU-induced mutation. Comprises a single-nucleotide substitution in exon 1 that converts the ATG transcription initiation codon to an ACG triplet.
Location on chromosome (bp): 155766759-155771103 bp, - strand (From VEGA annotation of NCBI Build 37)
MGI Gene Accession ID

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Synonyms bp, brp, cartilage-derived morphogenetic protein-1, CDMP-1
Allele Name growth differentiation factor 5; pengu
Allele Symbol Gdf5png
MGI Allele Accession ID MGI:3847115
Ensembl Gene ID: ENSMUSG00000038259
Transcript ID: ENSMUST00000040162
Transcript name: Gdf5-001
bp change: T to C at position 314 on cDNA
Exon number: 1
Exon ID: ENSMUSE00000323175
cDNA position: 314
Amino acid change: Methionine to Threonine at position 1
Version: NCBI m37, Ensembl build 56
Mutant Construction Technique None
Phenotype Homozygous State Limb deformity. Four shortened limbs with angular deformity, most pronounced in hindlimbs
Original Genetic Background C57BL/6
Genetic Background Currently Maintained C57BL/6
Coat Colour Black
Strain identification
How is this strain characterised? Phenotyping
PCR protocols Pengu (amplifluor)
Fertility and Strain maintenance
Fertility and Strain maintenance
Relevant bibliographic / database references
General information
Associated IP rights? No
Does it Model a Human Condition? Unknown
Applicable Research Areas Developmental biology
  • Limb
  • deformity
  • Brachypodism
  • Feet
  • ENU
Is the strain available in any form to other researchers Yes
APB stock stored as: Cryopreserved sperm (from 5 mice)

APB stock genotyped verified by: Unverified
Are live mice available? No
MTA needs to be signed? Yes



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