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Stock IDSD01568
Strain NameIA211
AKAjanA-1 - psmB-1 IVa
SpeciesT. thermophila
Genetic DescriptionjanA-1/janA-1; psmB-1/psmB-1 (janA-1; psmB-1; janA, psmB, IV)
MAC Knockins/outs
MIC Knockins/outs
Gene of InterestJANA (janusA), PSMB (pseudomacrostome B)
OriginGenomic-exclusion progeny following a cross between stock IA203 (janA-1/janA-1 eja-1/eja-1 IV) and a now-extinct psmB-1/psmB-1 III stock
PublicationsFrankel J, Jenkins LM, Bakowska J. 1984. Selective mirror-image reversal of ciliary patterns intetrahymena thermophila homozygous for ajanus mutation. Development Genes and Evolution 194(2):107-20.
CommentsPartially epistatic: the janus phenotype is fully expressed, whereas the pseudomacrostome phenotype is evident only along the primary oral meridian

Submitted by Joseph Frankel, University of Iowa
Research Resource IdentifierTSC_SD01568
Requires MTA?No
Academic cost $35