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Line name: Xla.Tg(tubb2b:Katushka;Gga.cryaa:eCFP)1EXRC
Synonyms: NBT-Katushka, NBT-Katushka αCE2x6-CFP
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
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
Colour morph: pigmented