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Strain: W-Tg(Thy1-COP4/YFP*)4Jfhy

Symbol: W-Tg(Thy1-COP4/YFP*)4Jfhy
Strain: W-Tg(Thy1-COP4/YFP*)4
Substrain: Jfhy
RGD ID: 8552315
Citation ID: RRID:RGD_8552315
Ontology ID: RS:0003733
Also known as: W-TChR2V4; W-Tg(Thy1.2-ChR2Venus)4Jfhy; NBRP Rat No: 0685
Type: transgenic
Source: National BioResource Project for the Rat in Japan
Origin: The transgenic rats were established by injection of transgene consisting of ChR2 and Venus fused transgene driven by the Thy-1.2 promoter into Wistar rat fertile eggs.
Coat Color: albino
Inbred Generations: F10
Last Known Status: Cryopreserved Sperm
Research Usage Ophthalmology; Otorhinology


References - curated
1. Personal Communication with NBRP
2. RGD Automated Pipelines


Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_characteristics Thy-1.2 activated cells in these strains can express ChR2-Venus fused protein and seem to have a sensitivity to the light. 1302502
strain_reproduction Good breeding performance. 1302502