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Strain: W-Tg(S100b-EGFP)Scell

Symbol: W-Tg(S100b-EGFP)Scell
Strain: W-Tg(S100b-EGFP)
Substrain: Scell
RGD ID: 2304300
Citation ID: RRID:RGD_2304300
Ontology ID: RS:0002237
Previously known as: Wistar-Tg(S100b-EGFP)Scell; s100b-GFP; NBRP Rat No: 0371
Type: transgenic
Source: National BioResource Project for the Rat in Japan
Origin: Developed by microinjecting the transgene into Wistar rats
Coat Color: Albino
Inbred Generations: F4
Last Known Status: Cryopreserved Embryo; Cryopreserved Sperm
Research Usage Neurobiology; Metabolism


References - curated
# Reference Title Reference Citation
1. Generation of transgenic rats expressing green fluorescent protein in S-100beta-producing pituitary folliculo-stellate cells and brain astrocytes. Itakura E, etal., Endocrinology. 2007 Apr;148(4):1518-23. Epub 2007 Jan 18.
2. Strains registered by the National Bio Resource Project for the Rat in Japan Personal Communication with NBRP
3. RGD Strain RSO annotation pipeline RGD Automated Pipelines


Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_other This transgenic rats expressed GFP in FS cells specifically in the anterior lobe. GFP is also expressed in other known S-100?? expressing cells, i.e., brain astrocytes, adipocytes and chondrocytes. 1302502
strain_reproduction Transgene dose not affect their breeding. 1302502

Nomenclature History
Date Current Symbol Current Name Previous Symbol Previous Name Description Reference Status
2012-05-16 W-Tg(S100b-EGFP)Scell    W-Tg(S100b-EGFP)Scell    Name updated 68913 APPROVED
2012-05-16 W-Tg(S100b-EGFP)Scell    W-Tg(S100b-EGFP)Scell    Name updated 68913 APPROVED