#1 NBT-Katushka [Xla.Tg(tubb2b:Katushka;Gga.cryaa:eCFP)1EXRC]

Line name: Xla.Tg(tubb2b:Katushka;Gga.cryaa:eCFP)1EXRC

Synonyms: NBT-Katushka, NBT-Katushka αCE2x6-CFP


EXRC line:#1

Non-standard MTA required: No

Transgene description: 3481bp N-β-tubulin (NBT) promoter and 5’UTR driving expression of Katushka (TurboFP-C); chicken crystallin alpha A enhancer 2 (alphaCE2x6) driving CFP expression in lens and pronephros as marker of integration (I-Sce-I).

Phenotype: Katushka expression in differentiated neurons, CFP expression in lens and pronephros.

Source lab: EXRC

Publication: Huang, J. K., Dorey, K., Ishibashi, S. and Amaya, E. (2007). “BDNF promotes target innervation of Xenopus mandibular trigeminal axons in vivo.” BMC Dev. Biol. 7, 59

Matsuo, I. and Yasuda, K. (1992). “The cooperative interaction between two motifs of an enhancer element of the chicken alpha A-crystallin gene, alpha CE1 and alpha CE2, confers lens-specific expression.” Nucleic Acids Res. 20, 3701-3712


Species: X laevis

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Colour morph: pigmented