Mouse Strain information
Added 06/02/2006
Last Edited 10/05/2014
Strain name: B6JSfdAnu;NODAnu-Nphp3pol/AnuApb
Nickname: Polly
Strain designation name: B6JSfdAnu;NODAnu-Nphp3pol/AnuApb
Strain Types Mutant strain
Genetic Details Chemically induced : ENU
Mode of Inheritance Recessive
1.  Affected Gene Name: nephronophthisis 3 (adolescent)  
Chromosome 9
Affected Gene Symbol Nphp3
Protein expression of altered gene: Nil
Genetic alteration of gene: ENU induced mutation
Location on chromosome (bp): 103904874-103946060 bp, + strand (From VEGA annotation of NCBI Build 37)
MGI Gene Accession ID

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Synonyms nephrocystin 3, pcy
Allele Name polly
Allele Symbol Nphp3pol
MGI Allele Accession ID MGI:3847130
Ensembl Gene ID: ENSMUSG00000032558
Transcript ID: ENSMUST00000116516
Transcript name: Nphp3-202
bp change: T to A at position 1496 on cDNA
Exon number: 8
Exon ID: ENSMUSE00000220789
cDNA position: 1496
Amino acid change: Valine to Glutamic acid at position 441
Version: NCBI m37, Ensembl build 55
Mutant Construction Technique None
Phenotype Homozygous State Juvenile polycystic kidney disease, brain defects: exencephaly. Homozygous mutant mice display slowly progressing kidney cysts, enlarged kidneys, increased blood urea nitrogen, kidney inflammation and associated fibrosis, and premature death.
Original Genetic Background C57BL/6JSfdAnu
Genetic Background Currently Maintained C57BL/6JSfdAnu x NOD
Strain Images
Kidneys isolated from affected individual, left, compared to kidneys isolated from unaffected C57BL/6 sibling, right.
Kidneys isolated from affected individual, left, compared to kidneys isolated from unaffected C57BL/6 sibling, right.
Strain identification
How is this strain characterised? Genotyping
PCR protocols Polly A -D9Mit182 (55cM)
POLLY (amplifluor)
Polly B -D9Mit120 (69cM)
Fertility and Strain maintenance
Fertility and Strain maintenance
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Strain Specific References
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General information
Associated IP rights? No
Does it Model a Human Condition? Unknown
Applicable Research Areas Developmental biology
  • kidney
  • exencephaly
  • polycystic
  • juvenile
  • ENU
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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