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DR1099 C. elegans ama-1(m118m526) IV. Show Description
More resistant to alpha-amanitin than ama-1(m118). Will grow in the presence of 0.5% triton-X 100 with 100 ug/ml amanitin whereas ama-1(m118) will not. DR1099 displays temperature-sensitive defects consistent with defective RNA Pol II function. Sterile at 25C (maternal effect sterile). Fertile at 20C, but produces few viable progeny (~80% eggs that do not hatch). Periodically check for Emb to prevent spontaneously suppressed animals from taking over a population. Reference: Rogalski TM, et al. Genetics. 1990 Dec;126(4):889-98.