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Tg(GFAP-cre)25Mes - Respiratory System
Recombinase Activity Detail
Allele Information
Allele:
Tg(GFAP-cre)25Mes
transgene insertion 25, Albee Messing
Driver: GFAP
Type: Transgenic (Recombinase)
Synonym: Gfa2-Cre, GFAP-Cre, GFAP-Cre-m, hGFAPcre, hGFAP-cre, hGFAP::Cre, Tg95.2, TgN25Mes, TgN(GFAPcre)25Mes
Molecular description: This transgene expresses Cre recombinase under the control of a human glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) promoter. Cre-mediated recombination occurs primarily in the central nervous system, affecting astrocytes, oligodendroglia, ependyma and some neurons. Expression activity is also present in periportal cells of the liver. Developmental onset of transgene expression occurs in the dorsal and medial regions of the telencephalon by embryonic day 13.5. In adult cerebellum, only astrocytes are immunoreactive for GFAP or Cre recombinase.
Find mice (IMSR): Mouse Strains: 1 strain available       Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Additional Tissues: Tg(GFAP-cre)25Mes activity also observed in:
Tissue Information
Respiratory System Other recombinase alleles with activity in Respiratory System tissues:
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Fig. GFAP Liver P56
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Fig. GFAP Lung P7
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References
All for this allele: 160 reference(s)

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last database update
07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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