Strain information
Strain ID TG1147
Strain Name Tg(Actb-SLa:GFP)
Strain Type Transgenics
Characteristics Fish of this strain show darkend skin color due to ectopic overexpression of somatolactin alpha. The transgene also expresses GFP as a reporter.
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    • Fukamachi S, Yada T, Meyer A, Kinoshita M. Effects of constitutive expression of somatolactin alpha on skin pigmentation in medaka. Gene 2009/08/01.442(1-2).81-7.

      Ikawa M, Ohya E, Shimada H, Kamijo M, Fukamachi S. Establishment and maintenance of sexual preferences that cause a reproductive isolation between medaka strains in close association. Biol Open 2017/02/15.6(2).244-251.

      Kamijo M, Kawamura M, Fukamachi S. Loss of red opsin genes relaxes sexual isolation between skin-colour variants of medaka. Behav. Processes 2018/05.150.25-28.

      Utagawa U, Higashi S, Kamei Y, Fukamachi S. Characterization of assortative mating in medaka: Mate discrimination cues and factors that bias sexual preference. Horm Behav 2016/08.84.9-17.

      Homma N, Harada Y, Uchikawa T, Kamei Y, Fukamachi S. Protanopia (red color-blindness) in medaka: a simple system for producing color-blind fish and testing their spectral sensitivity. BMC Genet. 2017/02/06.18(1).10.

      Fukamachi S, Kinoshita M, Aizawa K, Oda S, Meyer A, Mitani H. Dual control by a single gene of secondary sexual characters and mating preferences in medaka. BMC Biol. 2009/09/29.7.64.
Special affairs [Address] ■ The RECIPIENT shall refer the following publication in any PUBLICATIONS.
(Name of the Publication: Fukamachi, Shoji, et al. "Effects of constitutive expression of somatolactin alpha on skin pigmentation in medaka." Gene 442.1 (2009): 81-87. )
Category Transgenic strains
Organization National Institute for Basic Biology
Frozen sperm in NIBB
Deposited by Japan Women's University, Kyoto University
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TG1147_Whole Body
Adult fish of Tg(Actb-SLa:GFP)(left) and (ci (MT15))(right).


TG1147_Tg(Actb-SLa GFP)_Transgene_map
Medaka beta-actin promoter is connected to medaka somatolactin-alpha cDNA. The IRES and ORF of hrGFP are connected in its downstream.