B-Tcf21-iCreERT2 mice

Basic Information

Strain Name
C57BL/6-Tcf21tm1(iCre/ERT2)/Bcgen
Stock Number
110141
Common Name
B-Tcf21-iCreERT2 mice
Source/Investigator
Biocytogen Jiangsu Co., Ltd
Related Genes
Species
C57BL/6
Appearance
Black
Genotypes
Ncr1iCre (wt/mut)

Description

In human, TCF21 encodes a transcription factor of the basic helix-loop-helix family. The TCF21 product is mesoderm specific, and expressed in embryonic epicardium, mesenchyme-derived tissues of lung, gut, gonad, and both mesenchymal and glomerular epithelial cells in the kidney. Two transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for this gene.

This Tcf-iCre/ERT2 model is an efficient tool to study various gene functions when crossed with mice with different loxP site-flanked genes of interest, especially in studies of natural mesenchyme-derived tissue.

Targeting strategy

Details

Genotyping Strategy

 Genotyping PCR Primer

Primer Sequence (5’-3’) Tm (℃) Product Size (bp)
Primer-WT-F GACTGCCAGATCCCACCTCAAAC 62 WT:415bp
Primer-WT-R GGAGAAGGCCTTGCTCAGCAC 63
Primer-WT-F GACTGCCAGATCCCACCTCAAAC 62 Mut:265bp
Primer–Mut-R GCACACAGACAGGAGCATCTTC 59

 PCR Reaction System

Reaction Component Volume(µL) Final Concentration
ddH2O 14
10×Taq buffer 2
10 mM dNTPs 0.5 250 mM each
10 mM Primer-F 0.5 0.25 mM
10 mM Primer-R 0.5 0.25 mM
2.5 U/mL Taq DNA Polymerase Polymerase 0.5 0.0625 U/mL
100-200   ng/mL Template DNA 2 10-20 ng/mL

PCR Steps

Step Temp. Time Cycles
1 95℃ 5 min 1
2 95 ℃ 30 s 30
3 61 ℃ 30 s
4 72 ℃ 1 kb / min
5 72 ℃ 10 min 1
6 4℃ hold 1

Determination of Genotypes

Identification of Genotypes According to PCR Results

Primer-WT-F/Primer-WT-R Primer-WT-F /Primer-Mut-R Genotype
Mutation Wild Type Mutation
N* N Y Mut/Mut
N* Y Y Mut/+
N Y N +/+

N*: PCR product was too long to detect Mut/Mut: representing homozygous
N: No expected PCR product detected Mut/+: hemizygous
Y: Expected PCR product detected. +/+: wild type allele

Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

Gene Editing Results

Number Strain Number Genotype
1 1SY2-009 Mut/ +
2 1SY2-011 Mut/ +
3 1SY2-012 Mut/ +
4 1SY2-014 Mut/ +
5 1SY2-015 Mut/ +
6 1SY2-019 Mut/+
7 1SY2-020 Mut/ +
8 1SY2-022 Mut/ +
9 1SY2-026 Mut/ +
10 1SY2-031 Mut/ +
11 1SY2-032 Mut/ +

 

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