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RIKEN BioResource Center Mouse E-mail Message   No. 51
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  The RIKEN BioResource Center (BRC) provides you the most up-to-date
information such as newly deposited mouse strains.


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- Special topic: Mouse of the Month "Delphilin KO Mouse"
- Announcement: Credit card payment now available
                (overseas organization only)
- Newly deposited mouse strains
- Newly available mouse strains
- Mouse strains for freeze preservation
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|  Special topic: Mouse of the Month    Aug 2008
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  Delphilin KO Mouse
            : A model with facilitated LTD and enhanced motor learning

    Depositor:
      Dr. Masayoshi Mishina (University of Tokyo)
  
    RBRC02695_B6.Cg-Grid2ip<tm1.1Mmsh>

    Delphilin selectively expresses on Purkinje cells (PCs) and
    exclusively localizes at parallel fiber (PF) synapses in
    cerebellum. These homozygous mutant mice showed facilitation of LTD
    induction and enhancement of the eye movement that follows the
    movements of large visual fields, and its adaptation (optokinetic
    response (OKR) adaptation). These homozygous mutant mice are useful
    for studying the cerebellar synapses plasticity mechanisms in motor
    learning.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/mailnews/nm200808_01.html

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


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|  Announcement: Credit card payment now available
|                (overseas organization only)
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  From August 1st, 2008, we can now accept credit card payment
(Visa or MasterCard only) for the order of mouse resources from
Experimental Animal Division, RIKEN BRC.

    http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/en/creditpay.shtml


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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/new0808e.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/opn0808e.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/freeze0808e.html


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2008.08.28