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Original publication name: b1,4GalT1

Colony code name: BG

Gene symbol: B4galt1

Gene name(s): b-1,4 GalT1

Protein name: UDP-Gal:bGlcNAc b-1,4 galactosyltransferase, polypeptide 1; b-1,4 galactosyltransferase I

Chromosome: 4

Reported function: Transfer of galactose to terminal N-acetylglucosamine of complex type N-glycans in Golgi apparatus

Genomic DNA source: 129/Sv

Mutation type: Point mutation of first ATG

ES cell line: AB1

Current genetic background: Mixed C57Bl/6 and 129

Breeding phenotype: Expression of only one of the alternatively spliced mRNAs ablated; homozygous animals survive to adulthood and breed normally

Name of contributing investigator: Shur B.

Name of institution: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Primary reference: Lu Q and Shur B. Development. 1997;124:4121-4131. [PubMed]





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