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RIKEN BioResource Center Mouse E-mail Message   No. 46
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RIKEN BioResource Center provides you the most up-to-date information
such as newly deposited mouse strains.


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- Special topic: Mouse of the Month "Disc1 Mutant Mouse"
- Revision of the distribution fees for the bioresources
- The Gene-trap Mouse ES clones using UPATrap have been deposited.
- Newly deposited mouse strains
- Newly available mouse strains
- Mouse strains for freeze preservation
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|  Special topic: Mouse of the Month    Mar 2008
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  Disc1 Mutant Mouse : A Model for Depression and Schizophrenia

    Depositor: RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center
               Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital
  
    RBRC02324   B6.Cg-Disc1<Rgsc1390>
    RBRC02325   B6.Cg-Disc1<Rgsc1393>

    Disc1 has been reported as a responsible gene for mental illness.
    The mutant mouse with Q31L in Disc1 gene (Disc1<Rgsc1393>) showed
    depressive-like behavior with defects and the other mutant mouse
    with L100P in Disc1 gene (Disc1<Rgsc1390>) exhibited
    schizophrenic-like behavior.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/nm200803_01.html

    Mouse of the Month archive
    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/en/mouse_of_month_list.shtml


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|  Revision of the distribution fees for the bioresources
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  The RIKEN BRC has been providing bioresources not only to scientists
in Japan but also to those in overseas with minimum fees solely to
reimburse the RIKEN BRC for a part of the preparation and handling
costs of the requested bioresources. Due to release of new bioresources
and changes in circumstances, it has become necessary to revise the
distribution fees. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

    About the revision of the distribution fees
    http://www.brc.riken.jp/inf/en/news/20080222.html


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|  The Gene-trap Mouse ES clones using UPATrap have been deposited.
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  The Gene-trap Mouse ES cell clones using UPATrap method developed by
Dr. Yasumasa Ishida (Nara Institute of Science and Technology) have
been deposited. These cells can be used in the in vitro differentiation
study. In addition, gene inactivated mouse line can be generated by
using these cell clones.

    http://www2.brc.riken.jp/lab/mouse_es/index.html.en


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|  Newly deposited mouse strains
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  These mice have been newly deposited to RIKEN BRC. They will be
available soon after rederivation. We appreciate depositors for their
contributions to the scientific community.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/new0803e.html


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|  Newly available mouse strains
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  These mice just have been rederived into our barrier facility.
These mice are now available for distribution.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/opn0803e.html


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|  Mouse strains for freeze preservation
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  Since enough number of embryos has been preserved, live mice of these
strains will be closed soon. It will take more than 3 months to recover
live mice from frozen stock. Please let us know as soon as possible, if
you plan to use the mice and request them alive.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/freeze0803e.html


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2008.03.27

partially revised (2013.09.18)