Strain Information

Name JT11323   View On Wormbase
Species C. elegans
Genotypeheh-1(ok603) III.
DescriptionCholesterol concentration-dependent Daf-c. If cholesterol is omitted from NGM, animals form dauers (no dauers are formed on regular NGM). Temperature sensitive Daf-c; heh-1 animals more readily form dauers at 27C than WT animals. Partial dauer phenotype; dauers exhibit ale but do not fully constrict pharynges nor arrest germline proliferation. On low cholesterol, vulva protrudes and sometimes ruptures; animals exhibit egg-laying defects. Hypersensititve to progesterone in culture media.
Made byGemma Brown
Laboratory JT
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