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Tg(dlx6a-cre)1Mekk - Nervous System
Recombinase Activity Detail
Allele Information
Allele:
Tg(dlx6a-cre)1Mekk
transgene insertion 1, Marc Ekker
Driver: dlx6a
Type: Transgenic (Cre/Flp)
Synonym: Dlx5/6-Cre, Dlx5/6i-Cre, line 8561, Tg(dlx6a-cre)1Mars
Molecular description: A cre gene was placed under the control of the I56i and I56ii enhancer elements of zebrafish dlx5a and a 3.5kb genomic DNA fragment flanking the 5' region of the zebrafish dlx6a open reading frame and containing the 5'UTR. The dlx6a flanking region on its own cannot produce tissue specific expression but increases the activity of the enhancers to produce expression that recapitulate endogenous Dlx5 expression. Tissue specific expression was confirmed by test crosses to reporter mice strains, including Tg(ACTB-Bgeo/ALPP)1Lbe, Tg(ACTB-Bgeo/GFP)21Lbe and Gt(ROSA)26Sortm1Sor.
Find mice (IMSR): Mouse Strains: 2 lines available       Cell Lines: 0 lines available
Additional Tissues: Tg(dlx6a-cre)1Mekk activity also observed in:
Tissue Information
Nervous System Other recombinase alleles with activity in Nervous System tissues:
Images
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Fig. dlx Brain P56
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Fig. dlx Brain P7
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Fig. dlx Embryo 2 E10.5
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Fig. dlx Embryo 3 E10.5
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Fig. dlx Sp Cord P56
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Fig. dlx Sp Cord P7
Recombinase Activity
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References
All for this allele: 32 reference(s)

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last database update
04/08/2014
MGI 5.17
The Jackson Laboratory