International Mammalian Genome Society

logo18th International Mouse Genome Conference

17-22 October 2004, Seattle, USA


Session 10 – Models of Human Diseases
Chair: Maja Bucan

Genetics of Atherosclerosis:  Integrating Genetic and Gene Expression Data
Aldons Lusis
Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, United States

Models of Human Diseases Papers

Jenna : A novel ENU Hyperactive Mouse Mutant with an Enhanced Acoustic Startle Response
Keays DA 1, Nolan P 2, Oliver P 3, Tian G 4, Fullerton J 1, Rees M 5, Harvey RJ 6, Cowan NJ 4, Davies KE 3, Flint J 1
1 Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom,
2 MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell, Didcot, United Kingdom, 3 Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, 4 Department of Biochemistry, New York University Medical Center, New York, United States, 5 Swansea Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, United Kingdom, 6 Department of Pharmacology, The School of Pharmacy, London, United Kingdom

Estimating the Contribution of Genetic, Diet and Gender Effects to the Phenotypic Variation Observed in Metabolic Syndrome-Related Traits between A/J and C57BL/6J Mice
Sinasac DS, Nadeau JH
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, United States

Mutant Analysis Reveals Whirlin as a Dynamic Organiser in the Growing Hair Cell Stereocilium
Kikkawa Y 1, Mburu P 1, Morse S 1, Kominami R 2, Townsend S 1, Brown S 1
1 MRC, Harwell, United Kingdom, 2 Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science (Rinshoken), Tokyo, Japan

Discovery of a Gene Causing Human Congenital Diaphragmatic Defect and Pulmonary Hypoplasia by Characterization of an ENU-Induced Mouse Model
Ackerman KG 1, Vargas SO 2, Beier DR 1
1 Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Med Sch, Boston, United States, 2 Children's Hospital/Harvard Med Sch, Boston, United States

ENU-induced Mouse Enamelin (Enam) Mutants as Models for Different Clinical Subtypes of Human Amelogenesis Imperfecta (AI)
Masuya H 1, Shimizu K 2, Sezutsu H 1, Sakuraba Y 1, Nagano J 1, Shimizu A 1, Fijimoto N 1, Ishijima J 1, Kaneda H 1, Kobayashi K 1, Maeda T 2, Gondo Y 1, Noda T 1, Wakana S 1,  Shiroishi T 1
1 RIKEN GSC, Tsukuba, Japan, 2 Nihon University, Matsudo, Japan


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