Strain Information

Name N2   View On Wormbase
Species C. elegans
GenotypeC. elegans wild isolate.
DescriptionC. elegans var Bristol. Generation time is about 3 days. Brood size is about 350. Also CGC reference 257. Isolated from mushroom compost near Bristol, England by L.N. Staniland. Cultured by W.L. Nicholas, identified to genus by Gunther Osche and species by Victor Nigon; subsequently cultured by C.E. Dougherty. Given to Sydney Brenner ca. 1966. Subcultured by Don Riddle in 1973. Caenorhabditis elegans wild isolate. DR subclone of CB original (Tc1 pattern I). [NOTE: This stock might carry a ~1.8 kb deletion in alh-2 in the background. (UPDATE: 03/26/2018 - a user reported the stock they received was homozygous for the alh-2(ot588) mutation.)]
Laboratory CB
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