This strain contains an Emerald fluorescent reporter followed by a V5 tag in frame in exon 28, just proximal to the stop codon, of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor, or Egfr, gene.  This model was created to visualize Egfr trafficking both in vitro and in vivo.

Record History
Added on February 9, 2021 at 10:08 AM by Skelton, Jennifer
Modified on February 8, 2022 at 9:45 AM by Skelton, Jennifer
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Mouse Information

Common Name EgfrEmerald
Date Cryopreserved 2017-11-28
Method of Cryopreservation Sperm
Trial IVF % Fertilization 46.00%

Genetic Alteration

Mutation #1: Nuclease-Mediated
Allele Name: epidermal growth factor receptor; endonuclease mediated 1, Robert J. Coffery
Symbol: Egfrem1Rjc
Zygosity at cryopreservation Homozygous
PCR Genotyping Protocol Genotyping_Em.pdf
A Chimeric Egfr Protein Reporter Mouse Reveals Egfr Localization and Trafficking In Vivo. (2017) Cell Rep 19: 1257-1267 (Added 6/21/2017)
PMID: 28494873

Background Strain Information

Strain Type Congenic Strain
Chimera/Founder Genetic Background C57BL/6J
Cryopreservation Strain Background (VCMR) C57BL/6J
Viability and Fertility Data

Both heterozygous and homozygous viable and reproductive; no known fertility problems; 6-8 average litter size.