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ABR1 C. elegans pha-1(e2123) III; staEx1. Show Description
staEx1 [T20F7.6p + pha-1(+)]. Empty vector control strain. Maintain at 25 degrees. Superficially wild-type. Reference: Greer EL et al Curr Biol 2007 Oct 9;17(19):1646-56.
ABR5 C. elegans unc-119(ed3) III; staIs1. Show Description
staIs1 [pie-1p::GFP + unc-119(+)]. Superficially wild-type. Maintain under normal conditions. Reference: This strain was used as the empty vector control in Greer EL et al Nature 2010 doi: 10.1038/nature09195.
ABR7 C. elegans unc-119(ed3) III; staIs2. Show Description
staIs2 [pie-1p::rbr-2::GFP + unc-119(+)]. Extended longevity. Maintain under normal conditions. Reference: This strain was used as LC Ppie-1::rbr-2::GFP (#3) in Greer EL et al Nature 2010 doi: 10.1038/nature09195.
AC257 C. elegans ppk-3(n2668) X. Show Description
Growth retardation, enlarged vacuoles (late endosomes and lysosomes) in intestine, epidermis, coelomocytes and pharynx. 27% embryonic lethality and 8% post-embryonic lethality.
AD186 C. elegans egg-1(tm1071) III. Show Description
Temperature sensitive sterile. Maintain at 20C. Fertility is <10% of WT at 25C.
AD292 C. elegans spe-51(as39) IV; him-5(e1490) V; asEx95. Show Description
asEx95 [T22B11.1(genomic) + myo-3p::GFP]. Pick GFP+ animals to maintain. as39 is a non-conditional allele of spe-51. Mutant hermaphrodites and males are severely subfertile due to a sperm defect. The extrachromosomal array asEx95 effectively rescues the fertility defect. Him. Reference: Mei X, et al. Curr Biol. 2023 Jul 3;S0960-9822(23)00780-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.06.029. PMID: 37453427.
AGK192 C. elegans unc-119(ed3) III; zdIs13 IV; armIs5. Show Description
zdIs13 [tph-1p::GFP] IV. armIs5 [zfp-1(fosmid)::FLAG + unc-119(+)]. Integrated zfp-1 transgene expressed in the germline. Fosmid-based zfp-1::FLAG transgene fully rescues stress-sensitivity and reduced lifespan in zfp-1(ok554) homozygotes. ChIP with anti-FLAG antibody detects ZFP-1::FLAG localization to promoters of highly expressed genes. References: Mansisidor AR, et al. PLoS Genet. 2011 Sep;7(9):e1002299. Avgousti DC, et al. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Mar;33(5):999-1015. Cecere G, et al. Mol Cell. 2013 Jun 27;50(6):894-907.
AGK26 C. elegans unc-119(ed3) III; armEx5. Show Description
armEx5 [zfp-1(fosmid)::GFP + unc-119(+)]. Pick non-Unc to maintain. Fosmid-based zfp-1::GFP transgene fully rescues stress-sensitivity and reduced lifespan in zfp-1(ok554) homozygotes. Nuclear expression of zfp-1::GFP is observed ubiquitously in somatic cells in all developmental stages; high levels of GFP expression is observed in oocytes with lower levels of expression in the distal germline. References: Mansisidor AR, et al. PLoS Genet. 2011 Sep;7(9):e1002299. Avgousti DC, et al. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Mar;33(5):999-1015.
AGK280 C. elegans zfp-1(ok554) unc-119(ed3) III; armEx14. Show Description
armEx14 [PHD1-PHD2::FLAG + zfp-1(short isoform) + unc-119(+)]. Pick non-Unc animals to maintain. The fosmid-based armEx14 transgene rescues zfp-1(ok554)/nDf17 lethality. Reference: Avgousti DC, et al. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Mar;33(5):999-1015.
AGK370 C. elegans zfp-1(ok554) III; armIs9. Show Description
armIs9 [zfp-1(long isoform)::FLAG::GFP + rol-6(su1006)]. Rollers. The fosmid-based armIs9 transgene rescues zfp-1(ok554)/nDf17 lethality. Ubiquitous nuclear localization of zfp-1(long isoform)::FLAG::GFP is observed in somatic cells in all developmental stages, but is silenced in the germline. See AGK26 for germline-expressing zfp-1::GFP. Reference: Avgousti DC, et al. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Mar;33(5):999-1015.
AMH36 C. elegans juIs76 II; daf-2(e1370) III; unc-33(mn407) IV. Show Description
juIs76 [unc-25p::GFP + lin-15(+)] II. Unc. Maintain at 15C. Synthetic Lethality at 25C.
AMH46 C. elegans juIs76 II; daf-2(e1370) III; unc-33(e1193) IV. Show Description
Maintain at 15C. Synthetic Lethality at 25C. Unc; almost paralyzed. Growth slow.
AMH67 C. elegans unc-33(e204) IV; daf-2(e1370) III. Show Description
Maintain at 15C. Synthetic Lethality at 25C.
AMH69 C. elegans unc-33(mn407) IV; daf-2(e1370) III. Show Description
Maintain at 15C. Synthetic Lethality at 25C.
AMH71 C. elegans unc-33(e1193) IV; daf-2(e1370) III. Show Description
Maintain at 15C. Synthetic Lethality at 25C.
AML320 C. elegans otIs669 V; wtfIs145. Show Description
wtfIs145 [rab-3p::his-24::GCaMP6s::unc-54 3' UTR + pBX]. GCaMP6s transgene allows for imaging whole-brain calcium activity with neuronal identification using NeuroPAL system. See description of strain OH15262 for full description of otIs669 NeuroPAL (Neuronal Polychromatic Atlas of Landmarks) transgene (Yemini E, et al. Cell. 2021 Jan 7;184(1):272-288.e11. PMID: 33378642). Derived by out-crossing parental strain OH15262 an additional six times before incorporating wtfIs145. References: Yu X, et al. Elife. 2021 Jul 14;10:e66410. doi: 10.7554/eLife.66410. PMID: 34259623. Randi F, et al. Nature 2023 Nov;623(7986):406-414. doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06683-4. PMID: 37914938.
AML462 C. elegans otIs669 V; wtfIs145; wtfIs348. Show Description
wtfIs145 [rab-3p::his-24::GCaMP6s::unc-54 3' UTR + pBX]. wtfIs348 [pAS3-5xQUAS::(delta)pes-10p::AI::gur-3G::unc-54 3' UTR + pAS3-5xQUAS::(delta)pes-10p::AI::prdx-2G::unc-54 3' UTR + pAS3-rab-3p::AI::QF+GR::unc-54 3' UTR + unc-122::GFP]. Keep plates covered to avoid unnecessary exposure to light. This strain expresses a purple light-sensitive optogenetic protein system (i.e., GUR-3 and PRDX-2) in each neuron, and GFP in coelomocytes. GCaMP6s transgene allows for imaging whole-brain calcium activity with neuronal identification using NeuroPAL system. See description of strain OH15262 for full description of otIs669 NeuroPAL (Neuronal Polychromatic Atlas of Landmarks) transgene (Yemini E, et al. Cell. 2021 Jan 7;184(1):272-288.e11. PMID: 33378642). Derived by out-crossing parental strain OH15262 an additional six times before incorporating other transgenes. References: Yu X, et al. Elife. 2021 Jul 14;10:e66410. doi: 10.7554/eLife.66410. PMID: 34259623. Randi F, et al. Nature 2023 Nov;623(7986):406-414. doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06683-4. PMID: 37914938.
AML508 C. elegans unc-31(wtf502) IV; otIs669 V; wtfIs145; wtfIs348. Show Description
wtfIs145 [rab-3p::his-24::GCaMP6s::unc-54 3' UTR + pBX]. wtfIs348 [pAS3-5xQUAS::(delta)pes-10p::AI::gur-3G::unc-54 3' UTR + pAS3-5xQUAS::(delta)pes-10p::AI::prdx-2G::unc-54 3' UTR + pAS3-rab-3p::AI::QF+GR::unc-54 3' UTR + unc-122::GFP]. Keep plates covered to avoid unnecessary exposure to light. This strain expresses a purple light-sensitive optogenetic protein system (i.e., GUR-3 and PRDX-2) in each neuron, and GFP in coelomocytes. GCaMP6s transgene allows for imaging whole-brain calcium activity with neuronal identification using NeuroPAL system. unc-31(wtf502) is a CRISPR-engineered deletion allele. See description of strain OH15262 for full description of otIs669 NeuroPAL (Neuronal Polychromatic Atlas of Landmarks) transgene (Yemini E, et al. Cell. 2021 Jan 7;184(1):272-288.e11. PMID: 33378642). Derived by out-crossing parental strain OH15262 an additional six times before incorporating other transgenes. Reference: Randi F, et al. Nature 2023 Nov;623(7986):406-414. doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06683-4. PMID: 37914938.
AR1 C. elegans hcp-6(mr17) I. Show Description
15C: no phenotype. 26C: shifted as L4 or later results in 100% embryonic lethality; shifted before L4 results in Unc and Sterile animals. Intermediate phenotypes between 20-23C.
AR2 C. elegans hcp-6(mr17) unc-73(e936) I. Show Description
Unc at all temperatures. For hcp-6: 15C: no phenotype. 26C: shifted as L4 or later results in 100% embryonic lethality; shifted before L4 results in Unc and Sterile animals. Intermediate phenotypes between 20-23C.
AU1 C. elegans sek-1(ag1) X. Show Description
Enhanced susceptibility to pathogens (Esp). Egl-d. Nsy. Also called esp-2.
AU147 C. elegans daf-16(mgDf47) I; glp-1(e2141) III. Show Description
Temperature sensitive sterility. Maintain at 15C.
AU3 C. elegans nsy-1(ag3) II. Show Description
Enhanced susceptibility to pathogens (Esp). Nsy. Egl-d. Also called esp-8.
AU37 C. elegans glp-4(bn2) I; sek-1(km4) X. Show Description
Temperature sensitive sterility. Maintain at 15C. Enhanced sensitivity to pathogens.
AUM2059 C. elegans vizSi20 II; unc-119(ed3) III. Show Description
vizSi20 [mex-5p::GFP::gsk-3 (K65A,E77A,D161A,D180A)::tbb-2 3’UTR + unc-119(+)] II. Superficially wild-type. vizSi20 was inserted into Chr II ttTi5605 using MosSci. GSK-3 cDNA was rendered kinase dead by replacing K65, E77, D161 and D180 to alanine. The transgene does not rescue gsk-3 sterility or embryonic lethality defects. Reference: Furuta T, et al. Development. 2018 May 14;145(10). pii: dev161042. doi: 10.1242/dev.161042.
BA783 C. elegans spe-12(hc76) I. Show Description
Hermaphrodites produce nonfunctional sperm and are fertilization defective. Self-fertility is <1% at 16C or 25C. Males are fertile.
BA785 C. elegans spe-8(hc40) I. Show Description
Hermaphrodites produce nonfunctional, nonmotile sperm with uniformly aberrant pseudopods. Male sperm normal. Self-fertility is <1% at 16C or 25C. Maintain by mating.
BA838 C. elegans spe-26(hc140) IV. Show Description
Temperature sensitive. Weak Dpy and partial fertility at 15C (very few progeny). Sterile at 20C and 25C. Spermatogenesis arrests at the spermatocyte stage.
BA975 C. elegans spe-6(hc163) III; spe-29(it127) dpy-20(e1282) IV. Show Description
spe-6(hc163) suppresses the self-sterility of spe-29 in this strain. Self-sterile at 25C.
BA979 C. elegans dpy-5(e61) spe-12(hc76) I; spe-6(hc163) III. Show Description
spe-6(hc163) suppresses hermaphrodite self-sterility of hc76. Dpy.
BA984 C. elegans spe-6(hc163) dpy-18(e364) III. Show Description
Dpy. spe-6(hc163) suppresses self-sterility of spe-8, spe-12, spe-27, and spe-29 mutants. Causes precocious spermatide activation. Fertile between 15-25C.
BC12967 C. elegans dpy-5(e907) I; sIs12797. Show Description
sIs12797 [rCesY57G11C.20::GFP + pCeh361]. Rescued dpy-5 (WT gross phenotype) with low intensity GFP expression in larval and adult. Array transmission is greater than 99.5% (segregates less than 0.5% Dpys). Strain construction supported by Genome British Columbia and Genome Canada. Please acknowledge McKay et al, Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 68: 159-169 2004 (WBPaper00006525).
BC1548 C. elegans unc-22(s7) let-67(s214)/nT1 IV; +/nT1 V. Show Description
Heterozygotes are WT and segregate WT, Vul and Twitcher Steriles. The sterility can be rescued by male sperm.
BFF40 C. elegans mjIs134 II; meg-3(tm4259) meg-4(ax2026) X. Show Description
mjIs134 [mex-5p::GFP::(Gly)5Ala::his-58::tbb-2 3'UTR + Cbr-unc-119(+)] II. Germ granule defective. ~30% sterility, maintain by picking gravid adults with visible embryos. Nuclear GFP expression in the germline. Reference: Lev I, et al. Curr Biol. 2019 Sep 9;29(17):2880-2891.e4. PMID: 31378614
BFF49 C. elegans mjIs134 II; hrde-1(tm1200) III; meg-3(tm4259);meg-4(ax2026) X. Show Description
mjIs134 [mex-5p::GFP::(Gly)5Ala::his-58::tbb-2 3'UTR + Cbr-unc-119(+)] II. Maintain at 15C. Heritable RNAi deficient, germ granule defective, high sterility. Expresses nuclear GFP in the germline. Reference: Lev I, et al. Curr Biol. 2019 Sep 9;29(17):2880-2891.e4. PMID: 31378614
BFF57 C. elegans srd-1(eh1) II; bqSi577 IV; meg-3(tm4259) meg-4(ax2026) X. Show Description
bqSi577 [myo-2p::GFP + unc-119(+)] IV. Germline granules defective, ~30% sterility. Males fail to be attracted by hermaphrodite-secreted volatile sex pheromones. Express GFP in pharyngeal muscles. Reference: Toker IA, et al. Dev Cell. 2022 Feb 7;57(3):298-309.e9. PMID: 35134343
BFF70 C. elegans bqSi577 IV; meg-3(tm4259) meg-4(ax2026) X. Show Description
bqSi577 [myo-2p::GFP + unc-119(+)] IV. Germ granule defective, ~30 sterility. Express GFP in pharyngeal muscles. Reference: Toker IA, et al. Dev Cell. 2022 Feb 7;57(3):298-309.e9. PMID: 35134343
BJH728 C. elegans unc-26(pek288[R216Q]) IV. Show Description
unc-26(pek288) is a CRISPR-engineered R216Q substitution in unc-26/synaptojanin 1 associated with early-onset Parkinsonism (EOP) (Quadri et al., 2013; Krebs et al., 2013). This allele shows abnormal focal accumulation of ATG-9 in presynaptic nerve terminals, defects in activity-induced synaptic autophagy, and defects in sustained neurotransmission and locomotory behaviors in aging animals. Reference: Yang S, et al. Neuron. 2022 Mar 2;110(5):824-840.e10. PMID: 35065714
BJS737 C. elegans mpk-1(sbj10) III. Show Description
Temperature sensitive allele of mpk-1, bypasses UV sensitivity of csb-1 mutant at 20-25C. Reference: Bianco JN & Schumacher B. Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 May 21. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky404.
BOX163 C. elegans erm-1(mib9[erm-1[T544D]]) I. Show Description
Homozygous viable. Modification of endogenous erm-1 locus mimics ERM-1(T544) phosphorylation. Variant affects ERM-1 localization and dynamics. Reduced brood size, increased embryonic and larval lethality. Reference: Ramalho JJ, et al. Development. 2020 Jul 22;147(14):dev188011. PMID: 32586975
BOX165 C. elegans erm-1(mib10[erm-1[T544A]]) I. Show Description
Homozygous viable. Modification of endogenous erm-1 locus mimics non-phosphorylated ERM-1(T544). Variant affects ERM-1 localization and dynamics. Reduced brood size, increased embryonic and larval lethality. Reference: Ramalho JJ, et al. Development. 2020 Jul 22;147(14):dev188011. PMID: 32586975
BOX215 C. elegans erm-1(mib16[erm-1[T544D]::GFP]) I. Show Description
Homozygous viable. Endogenous erm-1 locus tagged with eGFP and modified to mimic ERM-1(T544) phosphorylation. Variant affects ERM-1 localization and dynamics. Reduced brood size, increased embryonic and larval lethality. eGFP-tagged ERM-1 is not fully functional: animals have a reduced brood size and incomplete outgrowth of the excretory canal, but show no other developmental or morphological abnormalities. The penetrance of intestinal phenotypes is slightly higher than in untagged T544 mutants, presumably owing to a detrimental influence of the COOH-terminal GFP tag. Reference: Ramalho JJ, et al. Development. 2020 Jul 22;147(14):dev188011. PMID: 32586975
BOX218 C. elegans erm-1(mib19[erm-1[T544A]::GFP]) I. Show Description
Homozygous viable. Endogenous erm-1 locus tagged with eGFP and modified to mimic non-phosphorylated ERM-1(T544). Variant affects ERM-1 localization and dynamics. Reduced brood size, increased embryonic and larval lethality. eGFP-tagged ERM-1 is not fully functional: animals have a reduced brood size and incomplete outgrowth of the excretory canal, but show no other developmental or morphological abnormalities. The penetrance of intestinal phenotypes is slightly higher than in untagged T544 mutants, presumably owing to a detrimental influence of the COOH-terminal GFP tag. Reference: Ramalho JJ, et al. Development. 2020 Jul 22;147(14):dev188011. PMID: 32586975
BP328 C. elegans eff-1(ok1021) II; hmIs4. Show Description
hmIs4 [des-2::GFP + rol-6(su1006)]. Dpy Rollers. eff-1(ok1021) was outcrossed 6 times. PVD neurons are hyperbranched and have disorganized menorah structures. Shows reduced sensitivity to strong mechanical stimuli. eff-1(ok1021) is a null allele and has strong arborization and cell fusion defects. Pick rollers to maintain. Reference: Oren-Suissa M, et al. Science. 2010 Jun 4;328(5983):1285-8.
BP600 C. elegans aff-1(tm2214) II. Show Description
A 1.2 kb deletion in aff-1 (C44B7.3) which introduce stop codon after alanine 47. AFF-1 is a type I membrane protein necessary and sufficient for specific cell fusion events during embryonic and larval development. Temperature sensitivity was not detected. At 20° the fusion of hyp5 in the embryo does not occur as well as anchor cell (AC) fusion, vulval cells fusion of the A and D rings and the terminal fusion between the seam cells late in L4. 6% L1 rod-like lethal and 0% embryonic lethal. Adults are completely Egl, and partially Unc, Pvl. In addition, only 2% of AC in the mutant worms undergo fusion. These animals give very low brood size (16 progeny per worm) and 3.4% of the worms are sterile. This strain gives very small brood size and hence grows slowly. Originally from Shohei Mitani, Tokyo Women's Medical College, Tokyo, Japan.
BP75 C. elegans eff-1(hy21) II. Show Description
Temperature sensitive. Cell fusion-defective embryos, larvae and adults at 25C. Cell fusion defects are less penetrant at 15C. Egl, Unv, Pvl, Dpy and 2% Muv at 20C and 25C. Mutants have body morphological defects and bulged tails at all temperatures, male tails are leptoderan. Partial sterility of hermaphrodites: brood size is 48 at 25C. sd-4%. ME=0. ES=3. OA-1 (oj55: complete embryonic and partial post-embryonic epithelial fusion failure). Cloned: encodes a type-I membrane glycoprotein with a single TM domain.
BP76 C. elegans eff-1(hy21) II; jcIs1 IV. Show Description
jcIs1 [ajm-1::GFP + unc-29(+) + rol-6(su1006)] IV. Temperature sensitive. Cell fusion-defective embryos, larvae and adults at 25C. Cell fusion defects are less penetrant at 15C. Egl, Unv, Pvl, Dpy and 2% Muv at 20C and 25C. Mutants have body morphological defects and bulged tails at all temperature, male tails are leptoderan. Partial sterility of hermaphrodites: brood size is 48 at 25C. ME=0. Cloned: ORF C26D10.5 encodes a type-I membrane glycoprotein with a single TM domain. ajm-1 was formerly known as jam-1 (Junction Associated Protein) and "the gene encoding the antigen recognized by the monoclonal antibody MH27." jcIs1 consists of pJS191, C45D3 and pRF4. Reference: Mohler WA, et al. Curr Biol. 1998 Sep 24;8(19):1087-90.
BR2958 C. elegans ceh-16(lg16) III; jcIs1 IV; ngEx1. Show Description
jcIs1 [ajm-1::GFP + unc-29(+) + rol-6(su1006)] IV. ngEx1[ceh-16::GFP]. ngEx1 rescues ceh-16(lg16) lethality. ajm-1 was formerly known as jam-1 (Junction Associated Protein) and "the gene encoding the antigen recognized by the monoclonal antibody MH27." jcIs1 consists of pJS191, C45D3 and pRF4. Reference: Cassata et al. Development. 2005 Feb;132(4):739-49.
BR7205 C.elegans endu-2(by190[endu-2::eGFP]) X. Show Description
eGFP tag inserted into the endogenous endu-2 locus. Reference: Qi W, et al. (2020) A secreted endoribonuclease ENDU-2 from the soma protects germline immortality in C. elegans. BioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2020.12.04.408260. Accepted by Nature Communications.
BR7295 C.elegans endu-2(tm4977) X; byEx1375. Show Description
byEx1375 [endu-2p::endu-2::eGFP + myo-2p::mCherry]. Pick mCherry+ animals to maintain array. Transgene rescues mortal germline (Mrt) phenotype of endu-2(tm4977). Reference: Qi W, et al. (2020) A secreted endoribonuclease ENDU-2 from the soma protects germline immortality in C. elegans. BioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2020.12.04.408260. Accepted by Nature Communications.