Very strong fluorescent of DsRed in skeletal muscle. The vivid red can be seen by eye (without fluorescent microscope) on the adult fish and embryo.

Developer: Masato Kinoshita (Kyoto Univ.)

Promotor Gene: medaka muscle actin promotor

Fluorescent: DsRed2

Recipient Strain: drR

1) Kusakabe, R., Kusakabe, T., Suzuki, N., In vivo analysis of two striated muscle actin promoters reveals combinations of multiple regulatory modules required for skeletal and cardiac muscle-specific gene expression. Int. J. Dev. Biol. 43: 541-554 (1999).

2) Kinoshita, M., inpreparation

Stock: Live fish (20<), frozen sperm

Distribution: in preparation