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Original publication name: Mgat5

Colony code name: MG

Gene symbol: Mgat5

Gene name(s): GlcNAC T V, GNTV

Protein name: b-1,6 N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase V

Chromosome: 1

Reported functions: Immune modulation, intestinal cellular homeostasis, tumor suppression

Genomic DNA source: 129/SvJ

Mutation type: LacZ and Neo insertions generating a null allele

ES cell line: R1

Current genetic background: 95% C57Bl/6 as determined by whole genome scan (eight generations backcrossed)

Breeding comments: Only heterozygous animals are currently available

Name of contributing investigator: Dennis J.

Name of institution: Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Primary reference: Granovsky M, et al. Nature Medicine. 2000;6(3):306-312. [PubMed]

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