This transgenic construct drives GFP expression in oxytocin expressing neurons in the neuro-secretary pre-optic area(NPO) part of the neuroendocrine system.

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Lab or Origin: Gil Levkowitz Lab

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preoptic area, neurosecretory preoptic area (NPO).  

Key Publications

Gutnick, A., Blechman, J., Kaslin, J., Herwig, L., Belting, H.G., Affolter, M., Bonkowsky, J.L., and Levkowitz, G. (2011)
The hypothalamic neuropeptide oxytocin is required for formation of the neurovascular interface of the pituitary.
Developmental Cell. 21(4):642-654.

Machluf, Y., Gutnick, A., and Levkowitz, G. (2011)
Development of the zebrafish hypothalamus.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1220(1):93-105.