Strain Information

Name KG421   View On Wormbase
Species C. elegans
Genotypegsa-1(ce81) I.
DescriptionCoordinated hyperactive locomotion. Hypersensitive to mechanical stimuli. Most mature adults have vulval bump. Mature animals are slightly short and egl-d. Terminal phenotype is usually bag of worms. Population tends to severely crash within 2-3 weeks of starvation. Dominant, gain-of-function allele. Heterozygotes are difficult to distinguish from homozygotes. Mutation is R182C. This same mutation causes constitutive Gs activity in vertebrates. Sequence in WT: CCT TCG GTG TCG. Sequence in ce81: CCT TCG GTG TTG.
MutagenNo mutagen
Laboratory KG
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