Species Information: Caenorhabditis elegans

Name Caenorhabditis elegans
NCBI Taxonomy ID 6239

Caenorhabditis elegans strains available at the CGC

Strain Genotype Description
AZ244 unc-119(ed3) III; ruIs57. ruIs57 [pie-1p::GFP::tubulin + unc-119(+)]. Homozygous expression of GFP::tubulin fusion in germline and early embryos. Insertion unmapped. pAZ147.
BA1 fer-1(hc1) I. Temperature sensitive. M-MATING+LOW TEMP ONLY. Recessive. Fertilization abnormal.
BA2 fer-2(hc2) III. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C. Some growth at 20C. Does not grow at 25C. Recessive.
BA3 eri-3(hc3) II. Temperature sensitive. Fertilization abnormal. Recessive.
BA4 fer-4(hc4) V. Fertilization abnormal. Recessive. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C. Some growth at 20C and 25.4 C.
BA6 fer-6(hc6) I. Fertilization abnormal. Temperature sensitive. Recessive.
BA14 fer-14(hc14) X. Temperature sensitive. 8% of total oocytes produced are fertilized and give rise to larvae at 16C. Almost completely sterile at 25C.
BA15 rrf-3(hc15) II. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C.
BA17 fem-1(hc17) IV. Temperature sensitive. Recessive. Feminization.
BA23 fer-6(hc23) I. Temperature sensitive. Fertilization abnormal. Recessive.
BA24 fer-1(hc24) I. Fertilization abnormal. Recessive. Leaky temperature sensitive.
BA34 fer-7(hc34) I. Fertilization abnormal. Recessive. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C. Very leaky: grows at 20C and also somewhat at 25.4C to 25.8C.
BA521 fer-1(hc1) unc-29(e1072) I. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C. Unc.
BA522 fer-1(hc13) unc-29(e1072) I. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C. Unc.
BA524 fer-1(hc1) I; him-5(e1490) V. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C. Throws males.
BA547 fer-2(hc2) III; him-5(e1490) V. Fertile at 16c and 20C. Sterile at 25C-Produces some defective embryos and 0-5 progeny. Throws males.
BA562 fer-4(hc4) him-5(e1490) V. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C. Produces about 30% males.
BA585 spe-10(hc104) unc-76(e911) V. Unc. Temperature sensitive, maintain at 16C. Average progeny: at 16C= 7 +/- 5; at 25C= 0.1 +/- .1.
BA590 spe-10(hc104) dpy-11(e224) V. Dpy. Temperature sensitive, maintain at 16C. Average progeny at 16C= 7 +/- 5. At 25C, average progeny = 0.1 =/- .1.
BA606 spe-6(hc49) unc-25(e156) III; eDp6 (III;f). Animals with the Duplication are WT. Animals without the Duplication are Unc and Sterile.
BA609 spe-6(hc49) vab-7(e1562) III; eDp6 (III;f). Animals with the Duplications are WT. Animals which have lost the Duplication are Sterile and have an abnormal tail.
BA671 spe-9(hc88) I. Self-sterile at 25C. Maintain at 15C.
BA676 spe-6(hc92) unc-32(e189) III; eDp6 (III;f). Unc. Animals which have lost the duplications are Sterile and Unc.
BA708 spe-9(hc52) I. Maintain at 15C.
BA709 fer-1(hc80) unc-29(e1072)/sDf6 I. Heterozygotes are WT and segregate WT heterozygotes, Sterile Unc (fer-1 unc-29 homozygotes) and L1 lethals (sDf6 homozygotes). hc80 is a nonconditional sterile. hc80 sperm have short pseudopods.
BA714 sDf5/spe-4(hc78) I. Heterozygotes are WT and segregate WT heterozygotes, Sterile spe-4 homozygotes, and dead eggs (sDf5 homozygotes).
BA717 spe-11(hc90) I; sDp2 (I;f). Animals carrying the duplication WT. Animals which have lost the Dup are sterile. Maintain by picking fertile animals and checking for segregation of fertile and sterile progeny.
BA744 spe-10(hc104) V. Temperature sensitive, maintain at 15C. Average progeny at 16C is 7 +/- 5. Average progeny at 25C is 0.1 +/- .1.
BA759 hcDf1 IV; eEx25. eEx25 [C13G4(cosmid) + XDM23(phage)]. Animals with eEx25 are WT. Pick wild-type to maintain. Animals which have lost eEx25 are Twitchers and Sterile (occasionally produce young). This cosmid lacks the 3' end of the unc-22 gene while XDM23 lacks the 5' end of unc-22, but following injection an extrachromosomal array was formed that included at least one functional unc-22 gene.
BA763 spe-5(hc93) I; sDp2 (I;f). Animals with the Duplications are WT. Animals which have lost the Duplication are Sterile.
BA782 spe-10(hc104) him-5(e1490) V. Temperature sensitive, maintain at 16C. Segregates males. Average progeny at 16C is 7 +/- 5. Average progeny at 25C is 0.1 +/- .1.
BA783 spe-12(hc76) I. Hermaphrodites produce nonfunctional sperm and are fertilization defective. Self-fertility is <1% at 16C or 25C. Males are fertile.
BA784 spe-8(hc50) I. Male-hermaphrodite mating strain. Males are fertile, hermaphrodites are sterile.
BA785 spe-8(hc40) I. Hermaphrodites produce nonfunctional, nonmotile sperm with uniformly aberrant pseudopods. Male sperm normal. Self-fertility is <1% at 16C or 25C. Maintain by mating.
BA786 spe-8(hc53) I. Male-hermaphrodite mating strain. Males are fertile, hermaphrodites are sterile.
BA793 spe-26(hc138) dpy-13(e184) IV. Temperature sensitive. Fertile at 16C. Partially fertile at 20C. Sterile at 25C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA794 spe-13(hc137) I. Temperature sensitive. Maintain at 15C.
BA811 sDf5/spe-4(hc78) unc-15(e73) I. Heterozygotes are WT and segregate WT heterozygotes, Sterile Unc spe-4 unc-15 homozygotes, and dead eggs (sDf5 homozygotes). Pick wild-type to maintain.
BA819 spe-11(hc77) I. Temperature sensitive sterile. Paternal effect embryonic lethal. Permissive temp is 20C. Restrictive temp is 25C.
BA821 spe-26(hc138) IV. Temperature-sensitive. Maintain at 15C. Fertile at 15C. Partially fertile at 20C. Sterile at 25C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage. Increase lifespan in males and hermaphrodites.
BA824 spe-26(hc139) dpy-20(e1282) IV. Temperature sensitive. Partially fertile at 16C (very few progeny). Sterile at 20C and 25C. Weak Dpy at 15C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA825 spe-26(hc140) dpy-20(e1282)/+ IV. Heterozygotes are WT and segregate wild-type, wild-type heterozygotes, and Sterile Dpy (spe-4 dpy-20 homozygotes). Homozygous mutants are weak Dpy and partially fertile at 15C. Sterile at 20-25C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA836 spe-26(it112) unc-22(e66) IV. Temperature-sensitive. Fertile at 15C. Partially fertile at 20C. Sterile at 25C. Twitcher. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA837 spe-26(it112) IV. Temperature-sensitive. Fertile at 15C. Partially fertile at 20C. Sterile at 25C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA838 spe-26(hc140) IV. Temperature sensitive. Weak Dpy and partial fertility at 15C (very few progeny). Sterile at 20C and 25C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA839 spe-26(it118) unc-22(e66) IV. Temperature-sensitive. Fertile at 15C. Partially fertile at 20C. Sterile at 25C. Twitcher. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA840 spe-26(hc139) IV. Temperature sensitive. Few progeny at 16C. Sterile at 20C and 25C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA843 spe-26(it118) IV. Temperature-sensitive. Fertile at 15C. Partially fertile at 20C. Sterile at 25C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA883 spe-12(hc152) I. Male-hermaphrodite mating strain. Males are fertile, hermaphrodites are sterile.
BA900 spe-27(it110) IV. Male/hermaphrodite mating strain. Hermaphrodites self-sterile at all temps, males fertile. Spermatids activate "normally" in TEA. In pronase they produce spikes but never form pseudopods. Similar to spe-12 and spe-8.