Strain Information

Name KG524   View On Wormbase
Species C. elegans
Genotypegsa-1(ce94) I.
DescriptionShort. Relatively constant motion (coordinated hyperactivity). Adults quickly become Egl-d and most have vulval bump. Hypersensitive to stimuli. Loopy backing, but does not like to back, especially after repeated stimuli. Terminal phenotype is usually bag of worms. Population tends to severely crash after 2-3 weeks of starvation. Dominant, gain-of-function allele. Heterozygotes are also hyperactive and difficult to tell apart from homozygotes. Mutation is G45R. Sequence in WT: GGC GCC G GA GAG AGC. Sequence in ce94: GGC GCC A GA GAG AGC.
MutagenNo mutagen
Outcrossedx5
Laboratory KG
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