Strain Data Sheet


Strain Information

BRC No.RBRC05845
SpeciesMus musculus
Strain nameB6D2-Tg(hOX-Arch/EGFP)1Ahky
Former Common nameOrexin-Arch, B6-hOX-Arch/GFP Tg, B6D2-Tg(hOX-Arch/EGFP)1Ahky
H-2 Haplotype
ES Cell line
Background strainJcl:B6D2F1
Strain developmentDr. Akihiro Yamanaka, National Institute for Physiological Sciences in 2009. C57BL/6 and DBA/2 mixed background.
Strain descriptionThese transgenic mice express an Archaerhodopsin/EGFP fusion protein under the control of the Orexin promoter.
Colony maintenanceCarrier x Carrier [or Crossing to Jcl:B6D2F1]Tg homozygous and hemizygous mice are viable and fertile.
ReferencesBehav. Brain Res., 255:64-74 (2013). 23707248
J. Neuroendocrinol., 22(7): 818-824 (2010). 20456607

Health Report

Examination Date / Room / Rack


Gene info
Gene symbolGene nameChr.Allele symbolAllele nameCommon namesPromoter
ArchArchaerhodopsinUNArchhuman orexin (hypocretin) promoter

Gene symbolGene nameChr.Allele symbolAllele nameCommon namesPromoter
EGFPEnhanced Green Fluorescent Protein (Aequorea victoria)UNEGFP

Ordering Information

Donor DNAhuman orexin (hypocretin) promoter, Halorubrum Archaerhodopsin, jellyfish GFP cDNA, mouse Protamine I polyA
Research applicationFluorescent Proteins/lacZ System
Neurobiology Research
Specific Term and ConditionsPrior to requesting the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE, the RECIPIENT must obtain approval from the DEPOSITOR using the Approval Form. RECIPIENT must contact the DEPOSITOR in the case of application for any patents or commercial use based on the results from the use of the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE.
DepositorAkihiro Yamanaka (Nagoya University)
Strain Statusan icon for Frozen spermFrozen sperm
Strain AvailabilityRecovered litters from cryopreserved sperm (2 to 4 months)
Cryopreserved sperm (within 1 month)
Additional Info.Necessary documents for ordering:
  1. Approval form (Japanese / English)
  2. Order form (Japanese / English)
  3. Category I MTA: MTA for distribution with RIKEN BRC (Japanese / English)
  4. Acceptance of responsibility for living modified organism (Japanese / English)

Genotyping protocol -PCR-

BRC mice in Publications

Williams RH, Tsunematsu T, Thomas AM, Bogyo K, Yamanaka A, Kilduff TS.
Transgenic Archaerhodopsin-3 Expression in Hypocretin/Orexin Neurons Engenders Cellular Dysfunction and Features of Type 2 Narcolepsy.
J Neurosci 39(47) 9435-9452(2019) 31628177