Available Strain Details

Strain Information
Common Strain Name: GFAP-TV-A Pricing and Ordering Information
Strain Nomenclature: STOCK Tg(GFAP-TVA)10Ech/Nci
Animal State: Cryoarchived Strains
Release Category (Required for MTA form): B1,D


Strain Description: Transgene expressed in astrocytes. No visible phenotype.
Mutation Information
Mutation Type: Transgenic
Gene Name:
Gene Symbol:
Transgene Name: Subgroup A avaian leucosis viral receptor
Transgene Symbol: tv-a
Promotor Name: Glial fibrillary acidic protein
Promotor Symbol: GFAP
Current Genetic Background: STOCK
Approx. Generation:
Organ Site:
Additional Information
Cryopreservation Mating Scheme: The cryopreservation mating scheme is FVB/NCr females x homozygous males or FVB/NCr females x heterozygous males. When maintained as a live colony, breeder pairs were distributed as homozygotes.
Genotyping Information: Protocol 1: Allele: Tg(GFAP-tv-a)10Ech
Donating Investigator: Dr. Eric Holland

Key Reference: Holland, E.C., Hively, W.P., DePhino, R.A., and Varmus, H.E. 1998 A constitutively active epidermal growth factor receptor cooperates with disruption of G1 cell cycle arrest pathways to induce glioma-like lesions in mice. Genes and Development 12: 3675-3685. PMID: 9851974 [Pubmed Abstract]

Related Reference: Holland, E.C. and Varmus, H.E. 1998 Basic fibroblast growth factor induces cell migration and proliferation after glia-specific gene transfer in mice. PNAS 95: 1218-1223. PMID: 9448312 [Pubmed Abstract]