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KG524 C. elegans gsa-1(ce94) I. Show Description
Short. 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.