|NJ731||C. elegans||exc-5(rh232) IV. Show Description
Formation of large round cysts in the excretory canal. The cysts begin to form shortly before hatching and is penetrant. The cysts grow in size throughout larval and adult stages, and can be lethal. The cysts form primarily at the canal tips. Some of the larger cysts may be visible by low power microscopy. Slight variable defects in the tail whip. Impenetrant distal tip cell migration defects (Mig).