Strain Information

Name HBR546   View On Wormbase
Species C. elegans
DescriptiongoeIs102 [aptf-1 5'UTR::ChR2::mKate2::aptf-1 3'UTR + unc-119(+)]. Superficially wild-type. This strain carries an optogenetic transgene that can be used to send worms to sleep immediately at any given time point. Reference: Turek M, et al. Curr Biol. 2013 Nov 18;23(22):2215-2223.
Made byHenrik Bringmann
Laboratory HBR
Reference Turek, M., Lewandrowski, I. & Bringmann, H. An AP2 transcription factor is required for a sleep-active neuron to induce sleep-like quiescence in C. elegans. Curr. Biol. 23, 2215–2223 (2013).
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