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Production of Transgenic Mice

Investigators
Telling, Glenn; Greenlee, Justin
Institutions
University of Kentucky
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2007
End date
2009
Objective
Production of transgenic mice carrying the following prion proteins: 1) Porcine Prion Protein 2) Mutant Bovine Prion Protein
More information
APPROACH: The prion protein (PrP) genes of mice will be manipulated using transgenesis, inserting either porcine prion protein or mutant bovine prion protein within the background of a prion protein knock out mouse.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
3625-32000-086-13S
Accession number
412474
Categories
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game