Mouse Strain information
Added 06/02/2006
Last Edited 12/06/2014
Strain name: C57BL/6JSfdAnu-Alms1bbb/AnuApb
Nickname: Blobby
Strain designation name: C57BL/6JSfdAnu-Alms1bbb/AnuApb
Strain Types Mutant strain
Genetic Details Chemically induced : ENU
Mode of Inheritance Recessive
1.  Affected Gene Name: Alstrom syndrome 1 homolog (human)  
Chromosome 6
Affected Gene Symbol Alms1
Protein expression of altered gene: Unknown
Genetic alteration of gene: ENU induced mutation
Location on chromosome (bp): 85537525-85652747 bp, + strand (From VEGA annotation of NCBI Build 37)
MGI Gene Accession ID

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Allele Name blobby
Allele Symbol Alms1bbb
MGI Allele Accession ID MGI:3611799
Ensembl Gene ID: ENSMUSG00000063810
Transcript ID: ENSMUST00000072018
Transcript name: Alms1-001
bp change: T to A at position 6507 on cDNA
Exon number: 10
Exon ID: ENSMUSE00000552223
cDNA position: 6507
Amino acid change: Leucine to STOP at position 2130
Version: NCBI m37, Ensembl build 55
Mutant Construction Technique None
Phenotype Homozygous State Late onset obesity (apparent at 3-6 months). Homozygous null mice display obesity starting after puberty, hypogonadism, hyperinsulinemia, male-specific hyperglycemia, retinal dysfunction, and late-onset hearing loss.
Original Genetic Background C57BL/6JStdAnu
Genetic Background Currently Maintained C57BL/6JStdAnu
Coat Colour Black
Strain identification
How is this strain characterised? Genotyping
PCR protocols BLOBBY
Blobby (amplifluor)
Fertility and Strain maintenance
Fertility and Strain maintenance
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General information
Associated IP rights? No
Does it Model a Human Condition? Yes
Research value of this Strain Models human obesity induced by alterations in Alms1 gene
Applicable Research Areas Obesity
  • ENU
  • spermatogenesis
  • kidney
  • hyperinsulinemia
Is the strain available in any form to other researchers Yes
APB stock stored as: Cryopreserved sperm (from 13 mice)

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



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