, Volume 22, Issue 6, pp 637–642 | Cite as

Assignment of the gene locus for the sixth component (C6) of complement in mice to chromosome 15

  • Jun-ichiro Hayakawa
  • Hiroko Nikaido
  • Tsutomu Koizumi


A structural locus (C-6) for the sixth component of complement in mice is assigned to chromosome 15. Three-point linkage analysis indicated that the order of loci is C-6, Gpt-1, Gdc-1, and that the map distances are 25.9±4.9 between C-6 and Gpt-1, and 36.4±5.5 between C-6 and Gdc-1. Since Gdc-1 is more distal than Gpt-1, and C-6 is 26 cM away from Gpt-1, it is estimated that the C-6 is proximal to the centromere. In addition, a new C6 form found in AKR mice is described. We propose the designation C6B for it and C-6 b for the allele encoding C6B.


Linkage Analysis Gene Locus Structural Locus Sixth Component 
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Abbreviations used in this paper


isoelectric focusing


glutamic-pyruvic transaminase


L-glycerol 3-phosphate dehydrogenase




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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jun-ichiro Hayakawa
    • 1
  • Hiroko Nikaido
    • 1
  • Tsutomu Koizumi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Experimental Animals, School of MedicineKanazawa UniversityKanazawa 920Japan

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