#41 FLK-1-GFP [Xla.Tg(kdr:GFP)Mead]

Line name: Xla.Tg(kdr:GFP)Mead

Synonyms: FLK-1-GFP (homozygous)


EXRC line: #41

Non-standard MTA required? no

Transgene description: 2.5 kb X. laevis flk-1 promoter sequence driving eGFP with the first intron downstream as enhancer ( ~3.5kb). Made with Sleeping Beauty transposon system. Homozygous transgenics

Phenotype: GFP expression in vascular endothelial cells.

Source lab: Mead lab (via Amaya lab)

Publication: Doherty, J. et. al. (2007) “A flk-1 Promoter/Enhancer Reporter Transgenic Xenopus laevis Generated Using the Sleeping Beauty Transposon System: An In Vivo Model for Vascular Studies”. Dev. Dyn. 236:2808–2817.

Species: laevis

Background strain:

Paternal: Xla.Tg(kdr:GFP)Mead

Maternal: Xla.Tg(kdr:GFP)Mead

Colour morph: albino