Available Strain Details

Strain Information
Common Strain Name: WAP-Cre Pricing and Ordering Information
Strain Nomenclature: B6.Cg-Tg(Wap-Cre)11738Mam/Nci
Animal State: Cryoarchived Strains
Release Category (Required for MTA form): C1,D


Strain Description: Cre is expressed in the secretory epithelium of the mammary gland in this strain.
Mutation Information
Mutation Type: Transgenic
Gene Name:
Gene Symbol:
Transgene Name: Cre recombinase
Transgene Symbol: Cre
Promotor Name: Whey acidic protein (mouse)
Promotor Symbol: Wap
Current Genetic Background: B6.Cg
Approx. Generation: 35
Organ Site: Breast
Additional Information
Cryopreservation Mating Scheme: The cryopreservation mating scheme is C57BL/6 females x hemizygous males. When maintained as a live colony, breeder pairs were distributed as a hemizygote (male or female) x wildtype C57BL/6 (male or female).
Genotyping Information: Protocol 2: Allele: Tg(Wap-Cre)11738Mam
Donating Investigator: Dr. Lothar Hennighausen

Key Reference: Wagner KU, Wall RJ, St-Onge L, Gruss P, Wynshaw-Boris A, Garrett L, Li M, Furth PA, Hennighausen L. 1997. Cre-mediated gene deletion in the mammary gland. Nucleic Acids Res. 25:4323-30. PMID: 9336464 [Pubmed Abstract]