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FlyBase ID
Feature type
Component Allele(s)
Also Known As
Elav-GeneSwitch, elav-GS, ElavGS, Elav-GS-GAL4, ELAV-GeneSwitch-Gal4, GS-elav, ElavGS-Gal4, GS-elav-Gal4, elavGeneSwitch, GSelav
Expression Data
GAL4 reporter/driver
Associated insertion(s)
Molecular map
Description and Uses
Location-dependent role
CV term
Qualifiers and info
Construct components
Component allele Scer\GAL4elav.Switch.PO
Product class / Tool use(s)
Regulatory region(s)

A 3.5kb fragment of the elav gene (including the elav promoter and the 5' UTR exons 0 and 1) drives expression of the ligand-inducible GAL4::GS driver.

Sequence Data
Sequence (FB)
Associated Sequence Data
DNA Sequence
Segments and Size
Total Size
Left end
Right end
CV term
Qualifiers and info
Component Alleles
(Feuillette et al., 2020, Johnson et al., 2020, Lien et al., 2020, Martínez Corrales et al., 2020, Maurer et al., 2020, Seong et al., 2020, Vissers et al., 2020, Wilson et al., 2020, Woolums et al., 2020, Wu et al., 2020, Yu et al., 2020, Bahhir et al., 2019, Duan et al., 2019, Goodman et al., 2019, Guo et al., 2019, Johnson et al., 2019, Moens et al., 2019, Morón-Oset et al., 2019, Quarta et al., 2019, Robles-Murguia et al., 2019, Toda et al., 2019, Vuilleumier et al., 2019, Wang et al., 2019, Zhang et al., 2019, Zhu et al., 2019, Ast et al., 2018, Barajas-Azpeleta et al., 2018, Bardai et al., 2018, Coelho et al., 2018, Koon et al., 2018, Kwon et al., 2018, Miyashita et al., 2018, Ristic et al., 2018, Sowa et al., 2018, Sun et al., 2018, Branch et al., 2017, Cao et al., 2017, Filer et al., 2017, Gendron and Pletcher, 2017, Gerstner et al., 2017, Gorsky et al., 2017, Ishiguro et al., 2017, Lee et al., 2017, Mizielinska et al., 2017, Pamudurti et al., 2017, Pickering et al., 2017, Sekiya et al., 2017, Sun et al., 2017, Wu et al., 2017, Burnouf et al., 2016, Dong et al., 2016, Funato et al., 2016, Ghezzi et al., 2016, Gorsky et al., 2016, Hervás et al., 2016, Laranjeira et al., 2016, Luis et al., 2016, Murakami et al., 2016, Nelson et al., 2016, Niccoli et al., 2016, Ott et al., 2016, Parkhitko et al., 2016, Afonso et al., 2015, Burnouf et al., 2015, Chen et al., 2015, Chen et al., 2015, Huang et al., 2015, Jeong et al., 2015, Khan et al., 2015, Linford et al., 2015, Matsuno et al., 2015, Sujkowski et al., 2015, Yu et al., 2015, Zhang et al., 2015, Kayser et al., 2014, Kim et al., 2014, Ling et al., 2014, Liu et al., 2014, Mizielinska et al., 2014, Piper et al., 2014, Romano et al., 2014, Salado et al., 2014, Soares et al., 2014, Sofola-Adesakin et al., 2014, Zhang et al., 2014, Zheng et al., 2014, Das et al., 2013, Gasque et al., 2013, Kim et al., 2013, Klinedinst et al., 2013, Nahm et al., 2013, Rahn et al., 2013, Rana et al., 2013, Timmerman et al., 2013, Whitaker et al., 2013, Wong et al., 2013, Yang et al., 2013, Zhan et al., 2013, Garber et al., 2012, Huang et al., 2012, Imlach et al., 2012, Inagaki et al., 2012, Kanao et al., 2012, Luo and Sehgal, 2012, Miguel et al., 2012, Miyashita et al., 2012, Moskalev et al., 2012, Naganos et al., 2012, Neckameyer and Bhatt, 2012, Pfeiffenberger and Allada, 2012, Reinhardt et al., 2012, Rogers et al., 2012, Wang et al., 2012, Cheng et al., 2011, Graf et al., 2011, Lanson et al., 2011, Ling and Salvaterra, 2011, Liu et al., 2011, Ma et al., 2011, Miguel et al., 2011, Plyusnina et al., 2011, Rera et al., 2011, Seugnet et al., 2011, Talmat-Amar et al., 2011, Tian et al., 2011, Bahadorani et al., 2010, Ball et al., 2010, Batlevi et al., 2010, Chung et al., 2010, Crocker et al., 2010, Du et al., 2010, Kanao et al., 2010, Knight et al., 2010, Neckameyer, 2010, Sarkar et al., 2010, Sofola et al., 2010, Tsurudome et al., 2010, Bushey et al., 2009, Copeland et al., 2009, Donlea et al., 2009, Furukawa et al., 2009, Gatto and Broadie, 2009, Graf et al., 2009, Humphrey et al., 2009, Ingleby et al., 2009, Ishimoto et al., 2009, Katsuki et al., 2009, Kurusu et al., 2009, Shen et al., 2009, Tricoire et al., 2009, van Swinderen et al., 2009, Wu et al., 2009, Brandt et al., 2008, Crocker and Sehgal, 2008, Haussmann et al., 2008, Hong et al., 2008, Poirier et al., 2008, Xu et al., 2008, Ford et al., 2007, Latouche et al., 2007, Pandey et al., 2007, Tsuda et al., 2007, van Swinderen, 2007, Wu et al., 2007, Joiner et al., 2006, Khurana et al., 2006, Martin-Lanneree et al., 2006, Bauer et al., 2005, Bauer et al., 2005, Fridell et al., 2005, Hekmat-Scafe et al., 2005, Mosca et al., 2005, Murthy et al., 2005, Wu et al., 2005, Hwangbo et al., 2004, Rogina and Helfand, 2004, Sherwood et al., 2004, Suster et al., 2004, Chang et al., 2003, Murthy et al., 2003, Wang et al., 2003, Kaufmann et al., 2002, Sanyal et al., 2002, Osterwalder et al., 2001, Osterwalder et al., 2001, Osterwalder et al., 2001)
Molecular data

A 3.5kb fragment of the elav gene (including the elav promoter and the 5' UTR exons 0 and 1) drives expression of the ligand-inducible GAL4::GS driver.

Expression Data
Reporter Expression
distribution deduced from reporter (Gal4 UAS)
Tissue/Position (including subcellular localization)
Additional Information

Drives mifepristone-inducible expression pan-neuronally at larval and adult stages.

Scer\GAL4elav.Switch.PO drives mifepristone-inducible expression pan-neuronally

Expression is driven pan-neuronally.

Reporter construct used in assay
Progenitors and Descendants

construct_comment: Drives expression of the "GeneSwitch" protein, an RU486-activated GAL4 fusion protein.

construct_comment: Scer\ GAL4::Hsap \ PGR::Hsap \RELA fusion (Scer\GAL4elav.Switch.PO) protein function induced upon application of RU486 ligand.See report for T:Hsap\PGR; see report for T:Hsap\RELA.

Stocks (3)
External Crossreferences and Linkouts ( 0 )
Synonyms and Secondary IDs (80)
Reported As
Symbol Synonym
ELAV Gene Switch
ELAV Gene-Switch
Elav-Gal GeneSwitch
Elav-gene switch
ElavGAL4 GeneSwitch
GS-elav Gal4
elav-GAL4 GeneSwitch
elav-GS GAL4
elav-Gene Switch
geneswitch elav-GAL4
Secondary FlyBase IDs
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