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Int J Dev Biol. 1997 Aug;41(4):639-42.

Apparent normal phenotype of Fgf6-/- mice.

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  • 1Laboratoire d'Oncologie Mol√©culaire, U119 INSERM, Marseille, France.

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  • Int J Dev Biol 1997 Dec;41(6):following 958.

Abstract

To study the role of the sixth member of the FGF (fibroblast growth factor) family whose expression is restricted to skeletal muscle, we have derived mouse mutants with a homozygous disruption of the Fgf6 gene. The animals are viable, fertile and apparently normal, indicating that FGF6 is not required for vital functions in the laboratory mouse.

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