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Stock IDSD01451
Strain NameIA317
SpeciesT. thermophila
Genetic DescriptionmpC-2/mpC-2 (mpC-2; VII)
MAC Knockins/outs
MIC Knockins/outs
Gene of InterestMPC (membranellar pattern C)
OriginGenomic exclusion progeny following an outcross to B2079-X-VI of a mutant clone that resulted from ethyl-methane-sulfonate mutagenesis of IA264 followed by cytogamy in 1982.
PublicationsDescribed in Frankel J, Nelsen EM, Bakowska J, Jenkins LM. 1984a. Mutational analysis of patterning of oral structures in tetrahymena. II. A graded basis for the individuality of intracellular structural arrays. J Embryol Exp Morphol 82:67-95.

Reviewed in Frankel J. 2008. What do genic mutations tell us about the structural patterning of a complex single-celled organism? Eukaryot Cell 7(10):1617-39, p. 1624 and fig. 7B.
CommentsFormation of a fourth membranelle in the oral apparatus. Located on chromosome 3, probably 3L. Allelic to mpC-1 (IA308), with similar oral expression and no pleiotropic effects on cell division. Penetrance increased at higher temperatures.

Submitted by Joseph Frankel, University of Iowa
Research Resource IdentifierTSC_SD01451
Requires MTA?No
Academic cost $35