Available Strain Details

Strain Information
Common Strain Name: Villin-Cre, vil-Cre Fo20 Pricing and Ordering Information
Strain Nomenclature: B6.Cg-Tg(Vil-cre)20Sy/Nci
Animal State: Cryoarchived Strains
Release Category (Required for MTA form): B1,D


Strain Description: There is homogenous Cre recombinase expression in the intestine, colon and proximal tubule of the kidney.
Mutation Information
Mutation Type: Transgenic
Gene Name:
Gene Symbol:
Transgene Name: Cre recombinase
Transgene Symbol: Cre
Promotor Name: Villin
Promotor Symbol: Vil
Current Genetic Background: B6.Cg
Approx. Generation: 12
Organ Site: GI
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(Vil-Cre)20Syr
Donating Investigator: Dr. Sylvie Robine

Key Reference: el Marjou F, Janssen KP, Chang BH, Li M, Hindie V, Chan L, Louvard D, Chambon P, Metzger D, Robine S. Tissue-specific and inducible Cre-mediated recombination in the gut epithelium. Genesis. 2004 Jul;39(3):186-93. PMID: 15282745 [Pubmed Abstract]