Laboratory Information

NameIW View on WormBase
Allele designationiw
HeadJiou Wang
InstitutionJohns Hopkins University
Address Johns Hopkins University
Rm. E8410
615 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore 21205
United States
Website http://neuroscience.jhu.edu/JiouWang.php
Gene classes

Strains contributed by this laboratory

Strain Genotype Species Description
IW412 tax-2(gk117937) I. C. elegans Improved survival at 37C. Dauer constitutive and longer lifespan at 28C. Reference: Hwang HY, et al. Front Genet. 2020 Oct 6;11:566948. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2020.566948. PMID: 33133151
IW465 tax-2(iw80) I. C. elegans Improvement in thermotolerance at 37C, though weaker than in null mutants. Longer lifespan than to tax-2(gk117937) null mutant. Higher frequency of dauer formation and survival at 28C than tax-2(gk117937) null mutant. Reference: Hwang HY, et al. Front Genet. 2020 Oct 6;11:566948. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2020.566948. PMID: 33133151
This laboratory hasn't submitted any alleles to the CGC.