inducible promoters

gc genecutl at
Tue Mar 1 15:24:57 EST 1994

In article <wjia.1112929012C at>, wjia at (William
W.-G. Jia) wrote:

> Hi, there,
>      A few days a ago, I posted a question regarding inducible promoters. I
> think I need to specify it more. What I would like to know is an inducible
> promoter that works in mammalians (rat, mouse, maybe caw?) in vivo.  For my
> specific interest, I need an inducible promoter working in the brain. But I
> am also interested in anything works in other organs.  At this point, I
> think what I mean "work" is that it can be induced by a non-toxic substance.
> The ratio of induction may be the next criteria.

What about a heat shock promoter?  That can ba fairly non-toxic depending
on the system.


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