Gene Information: tax-4

Nametax-4 View on WormBase
Species C. elegans
Genetic positionIII:0.28 +/- 0.006 cM
Genomic positionIII: 9181546..9185888

Strains carrying this gene

Strain Genotype Description
BR5514 tax-2(p671) I; tax-4(p678) III. Reference: Liu S, Schulze E, Baumeister R. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32360.
BR5602 tax-4(p678) III; byEx836. byEx836 [odr-4p::tax-4::GFP + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick mCherry+ animals to maintain. Rescues tax-4 null mutant. Expresses tax-4(+) in AWA, AWB, AWC, ADF, ASG, ASH, ASI, ASJ, ASK, ADL, PHA, and PHB sensory neurons, but not AFD sensory neurons. Reference: Liu S, Schulze E, Baumeister R. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32360.
CB6038 tax-4(e2861) III. Chemotaxis-defective; partly resistant to bacterial infection by Microbacterium nematophilum (Bus phenotype) and Leucobacter Verde2; abnormal surface. Reference: Yook & Hodgkin (2007) PMID: 17151260.
FK103 tax-4(ks28) III.
FK129 tax-4(ks11) III.
JPS482 tax-4(p678) III; vxEx280. vxEx280 [sto-5p::ICE + gcy-8::ICE + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick animals with mCherry expression in the pharynx to maintain the array. Genetic ablation of AFD, FLP, and BDU via expression of a human cell death caspase (ICE). Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
JPS540 tax-4(p678) III; vxEx540. vxEx540 [tax-4(fosmid) + unc-122p::GFP]. Pick animals with GFP expression in coelomocytes to maintain array. This strain rescues tax-4 function with fosmid WRM069cE04 that includes full tax-4 genomic DNA. Reference: Russell J, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 3;111(22):8269-74.
KJ5559 tax-4(p678) III; cng-1(jh111) V.
KJ5561 tax-4(p678) III; cng-3(jh113) IV.
KJ5562 tax-4(p678) III; cng-3(jh113) IV; cng-1(jh111) V.
OH4830 otIs114 I; tax-4(ot35) III; him-5(e1490) V. otIs114 [lim-6p::GFP + rol-6(su1006)].
PR678 tax-4(p678) III. Defective in chemotaxis to Na+, NaHCO3, pyridine, cAMP, D-tryptophan; partially defective to CO2(phosphate)m H+(phosphate),, H+(citrate); inverted taxis to Cl-, OH-. Progeny yield about 50% of normal. No Thermotaxis. See also WBPaper00002585.
VC3113 tax-4(ok3771) III. ZC84.2. External left primer: GCGGTTCGGATACGAAAATA. External right primer: GTGCCTGCAAGGAGACCTAC. Internal left primer: GCAAATTATACACAGGATCCATCTAC. Internal right primer: CCTGCTCCAAAAGTAAGCCA. Internal WT amplicon: 1290 bp. Deletion size: 442 bp. Deletion left flank: ACTTGGGATGGTCGAAATATTGGCATTTTC. Deletion right flank: AGAGCTTACCCGAGTGAGTTTTTAGATTTT. Attribution: This strain was provided by the C. elegans Reverse Genetics Core Facility at the University of British Columbia, which is part of the international C. elegans Gene Knockout Consortium, which should be acknowledged in any publications resulting from its use. Paper_evidence WBPaper00041807