Li1: Quantitative trait locus analysis of carotid atherosclerosis in an intercross between C57BL/6 and C3H apolipoprotein E-deficient mice (2008)

Li Q, Li Y, Zhang Z, Gilbert TR, Matsumoto AH, Dobrin SE, Shi W. Quantitative trait locus analysis of carotid atherosclerosis in an intercross between C57BL/6 and C3H apolipoprotein E-deficient mice. Stroke. 2008 Jan;39(1):166-73. Epub 2007 Nov 29.   PubMed 18048852     FullText


       
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Participants Q Li
Gary A Churchill       The Jackson Laboratory,  Bar Harbor, ME
With: Li Y, Zhang Z, Gilbert TR, Matsumoto AH, Dobrin SE, Shi W
ContactGary A Churchill     gary.churchill@jax.org
AffiliationChurchill Group QTL Archive
AcknowledgementsThis study was supported by the National Institutes of Health grant HL75433 and by the NHLBI Mammalian Genotyping Service (contract HV48141) for the genotyping.
Project type QTL Archive data set
MPD identifiersLi1     MPD:210
Data changelog No updates/corrections.       Initial release date: 08/2010.
Inbred mouse strains C57BL/6J (B6) and C3H/HeJ (C3H) exhibit marked differences in atherosclerotic lesion formation in the carotid arteries on the apolipoprotein E–deficient background when fed Western diet. QTL analysis was performed on an intercross between B6.apoE-/- and C3H.apoE-/- mice to determine genetic factors contributing to variation in the phenotype. The authors found carotid atherosclerosis and plasma lipids are controlled by separate genetic factors in the B6 and C3H mouse model. For detailed protocols see Li et al 2008.


QTL data set parameters:
Progenitor strains B6.apoE-/-     C3H.apoE-/-    
Cross direction notation(B6xC3H) F1 x (B6xC3H) F1
Cross typeF2 intercross
Population size 241 ♀     0 ♂
Age12wks


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Associated genomic features
MGI-curated genes / genomic features that have been associated with this data set:
Hdl4   Hdl5   Hdlq15   Hdlq19   Hdlq39   Lprq4   Nhdlq11   Nhdlq12   Pnhdlc1   Tgq1   Trigq1  


Project / data set:   Li1     a.k.a. Li_2008
Excel file:   Data_Description_C3HxB6_Li2008.xlsx
CSV file:   Li2008_C3HxB6_B37_Data.csv
Readme / text file:   readme_Li2008.txt
QC plots, figures, etc.:   QCReport_Li2008.pdf