Guide to Techniques in Mouse Development, Part B

Mouse Molecular Genetics

Edited by

  • Paul Wassarman, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, Tel: +1 212 241 8616, Fax: +1 212 427 7532, Email:
  • Philippe Soriano

This volume comprehensively covers new technologies and methodologies that have appeared for the study of mouse development.  
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Researchers and students in biochemistry, cardiology, cell and molecular biology, neuroscience, pharmacology, endocrinology.


Book information

  • Published: August 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-384880-2

Table of Contents

Section I. Transgenesis

1. Lentivirus transgenesis

Alexander Pfeifer and Katrin Zimmermann

2. Germline modification using mouse spermatogonial stem cells

Mito Kanatsu-Shinohara and Takashi Shinohara

3. Embryonic in vivo electroporation in the mouse

Tetsuichiro Saito

Section II. Transposons

4. Current applications of transposons in mouse genetics

Adam J. Dupuy

5. Functional genomics in the mouse using the Sleeping Beauty transposon system

Kyoji Horie, Chikara Kokubu, and Junji Takeda

6. The use of DNA transposons for cancer gene discovery in mice

George Vassiliou, Roland Rad, and Allan Bradley


Section III. Recombinases

7. A practical summary of site specific recombination, conditional mutagenesis, and tamoxifen induction of CreERT2

Konstantinos Anastassiadis, Stefan Glaser, Andrea Kranz, Kaj Berhardt, and A. Francis Stewart

8. A recombineering pipeline to make conditional targeting constructs

Jun Fu, Madeleine Teucher, Konstantinos Anastassiadis, William Skarnes, and A. Francis Stewart

9. Confirmation of recombination site functionality in gene targeting vectors using recombinase-expressing bacteria

M. David Stewart and Richard R. Behringer

10.Genetic fate mapping using site-specific recombinases

Emilie Legué and Alexandra L. Joyner

11. Mapping cell fate and function using recombinase-based intersectional strategies

Susan M. Dymecki, Russell S. Ray, and Jun C. Kim


Section IV. Mutagenesis

12. Genome-wide forward genetic screens in mouse ES cells

Meng Amy Li, Stephen J. Pettitt, Kosuke Yusa, and Allan Bradley

13. Gene trap mutagenesis in the mouse

Roland H. Friedel and Philippe Soriano

14. A wider context for gene trap mutagenesis

Joshua M. Brickman, Anestis Tsakiridis, Christine To, and William L. Stanford

15. Mouse mutagenesis with the chemical supermutagen ENU

Frank J. Probst and Monica J. Justice

16. Phenotype-driven mouse ENU mutagenesis screens

Tamara Caspary

17. Using ENU mutagenesis for phenotype-driven analysis of the mouse.

Rolf W. Stottmann and David R. Beier


Section V. Gene Knockdowns

18. Exploration of self-renewal and pluripotency in ES cells using RNAi

Christoph Schaniel, Dung-Fang Lee, and Ihor R. Lemischka

19. Transgenic RNAi applications in the mouse

Jost Seibler and Frieder Schwenk

20. Gene knockdown in the mouse through RNAi

Aljoscha Kleinhammer, Wolfgang Wurst, and Ralf Kühn

21. In vivo analysis of gene knock-down in tetracycline-inducible shRNA mice

Christopher S. Raymond, Lei Zhu, and Myung K. Shin

22. The power of reversibility: Regulating gene activities via tetracycline controlled transcription

Kai Schönig, Hermann Bujard, and Manfred Gossen

Section VI. Gene Expression Profiling

23. Gene expression profiling of mouse oocytes and preimplantation embryos

Francesca E. Duncan and Richard M. Schultz

24. Interrogating the transcriptome of oocytes and preimplantation embryos

Anne E. Peaston, Joel Graber, Barbara B. Knowles, and Wilhelmine N. de Vries

25. Gene expression profiling of mouse embryos with microarrays

Alexei A. Sharov, Yulan Piao, and Minoru S. H. Ko