In 2014, The Jackson Laboratory Stock No. 012887 was confirmed to have the same expression pattern as GFAP-Cre line 73.12 (Stock No. 012886).
Therefore, Stock No. 012887 was discontinued. To replace it, The Jackson Laboratory is importing correctly-expressing GFAP-Cre line 77.6 mice from Dr. Michael Sofroniew to establish a new GFAP-Cre line 77.6 colony as Stock No. 024098.