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Original publication name: Galgt2

Colony code name: GW

Gene symbol: Galgt2

Gene name(s): Galgt2, CT-Gal NAc transferase

Protein name: UDP-N-acetyl-a-D-galactosamine:(N-acetylneuraminyl)-galactosyl-N-acetylglucosaminylpolypeptide-b-1, 4-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase

Chromosome: 11

Reported functions: Posttranslational modification, glycosylation: transfer of N-acetylgalactosaminyl producing human blood group Sda oligosaccharide

Genomic DNA source: 129/Sv

Mutation type: Replacement of exons 8 and 9 by neo

ES cell line: CJ7

Current genetic background: C57Bl/6 (12 generations backcrossed)

Name of contributing investigator: J. Lowe

Name of institution: University of Michigan

Primary reference: Knockout not published, but referred to in Mohlke K, et al. Cell. 1999;96:111-120. [PubMed]

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