We would like to welcome you to the latest version of the Cre Database which we hope you will find to be considerably more user friendly. Your feed back is always welcome so please don't hesitate to contact us with your suggestions.
The creation of a new Cre transgenic mouse line database was a necessity because the number of Cre lines has reached the hundreds
and is still rapidly increasing.
There is still
a lot to do before before we reach completion of this database, if ever possible. The concept
in the new version is challenging since the description of the expression/excision
pattern of a given Cre line has to be in one hand standardized and
in the other hand flexible to accommodate unique features. In addition,
it has to be dynamic which could accommodate new information gathered
by the users of the Cre line. Therefore, the completeness and the
usefulness of the database will be dependant on the nature of interaction
between the users. We encourage not only the submission of the lines
by the makers, but also the submission of additional information
by the users. Your experiences will be a tremendous value for the