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Cryga  -  crystallin, gamma A

Mus musculus

Synonyms: Cryg-4, DGcry-4, Gamma-A-crystallin, Gamma-crystallin 4, Gamma-crystallin A
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High impact information on Cryga

  • Using a systematic candidate gene approach to analyze the entire Cryg cluster, an A-->G transition was found in exon 2 of Cryga for the ENU-436 mutation and is designated Cryga1Neu [1].
  • The backcross offsprings were analyzed with respect to Elo, Idh-1, Cryg-1, and Cryg-4 loci [2].


  1. Three murine cataract mutants (Cat2) are defective in different gamma-crystallin genes. Klopp, N., Favor, J., Löster, J., Lutz, R.B., Neuhäuser-Klaus, A., Prescott, A., Pretsch, W., Quinlan, R.A., Sandilands, A., Vrensen, G.F., Graw, J. Genomics (1998) [Pubmed]
  2. Linkage analysis of the mutation locus in the eye lens obsolescence (Elo) mouse. Masaki, S., Watanabe, T. Genomics (1989) [Pubmed]
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