Very strong fluorescent of GFP in skeletal muscle. The vivid green can be seen by eye (without fluorescent microscope) on the adult fish and embryo. By using fluorescent microscope, green fluorescent can be seen on early developmental stages.

Developer: Masato Kinoshita (Kyoto Univ.)

Promotor Gene: medaka muscle actin promotor

Fluorescent: GFP

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 (100<), frozen sperm

Distribution: possible