Strain information
 NBRP Rat No: 0656  Strain name: F344-Lgi1m1Kyo  Commmon Name: Lgi1 mutant rat Rat Genome Database
Principal Investigator:  Tomoji Mashimo  The University of Tokyo, The Institute of Medical Science       4-6-1 Shirokanedai-Minatoku-Tokyoto    108-8639      Japan
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Preservation Status:   Embryo        Sperm       Living Animals
Coat Color  albino (c)
Inbred Generations  N10 (NOV, 2011)
Usage Restrictions  The recipient of BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE shall obtain a prior written consent on use of it from the DEPOSITOR.
For a commercial use of this resource, a new contract must be concluded between the depositor and the recipient.
Genetic Status
 Inbred  Segregating  Congenic  Consomic  Recombinant
 Coisogenic  Spont. Mutant  Transgene  Ind. Mutant  Category Other 
Comercial Availability
Research Category
 Diabetes Obesity  Neurobiology  Ophthalmology  Dentistry  Cardio Hypertension
 Cancer  Metabolism  Otorhinology  Immunology  Infectious
 Osteosis  Internal Organ  Dermatology  Reproduction  Development
 Behavior  Hematology  Urology  Pharmacology  Research Area Others 
 Control Strain  Marker Strain
Gene Affected Lgi1
Origin Developped by gene driven ENU mutagenesis. Lgi1-mutant rats carrying a missense mutation (L385R).
Strain characteristics This rats carrying a missense mutation (L385R) in Lgi1 gene and shows high susceptibility to sound-induced, generalized tonic-clonic seizures.
Breeding Conditions Good breeding performance.
Genotyping Genotyping protocol for Lgi1
References Serikawa T, Mashimo T, Kuramoto T, Voigt B, Ohno Y, Sasa M.
Advances on Genetic Rat Models of Epilepsy.
Exp Anim. 64(1):1-7, 2015.

"A rat model for LGI1-related epilepsies.
Baulac S, Ishida S, Mashimo T, Boillot M, Fumoto N, Kuwamura M, Ohno Y, Takizawa A, Aoto T, Ueda M, Ikeda A, LeGuern E, Takahashi R, Serikawa T.
Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Aug 15;21(16):3546-57.
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