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Stock IDSD01619
Strain NameB1868 VII
AKA
SpeciesT. thermophila
Genetic Descriptionmat1-2/mat1-2; serH-3/serH-3 (mat1-2; serH-3; VI)
MAC Knockins/outs
MIC Knockins/outs
Gene of Interest
OriginDerived from a WH-6 x WH-14 cross in 1952, followed by 18 rounds of inbreeding.
PublicationsNanney DL. 1959. Genetic factors affecting mating type frequencies in variety 1 of tetrahymena pyriformis. Genetics 44(6):1173-84.

Borden D, Miller ET, Nanney DL, Whitt GS. 1973. The inheritance of enzyme variants for tyrosine aminotransferase, nadp-dependent malate dehydrogenase, nadp-dependent isocitrate dehydrogenase, and tetrazolium oxidase in TETRAHYMENA PYRIFORMIS, syngen 1. Genetics 74(4):595-603.

Bleyman LK, Baum MP, Bruns PJ, Orias E. 1992. Mapping the mating type locus of tetrahymena thermophila: Meiotic linkage of mat to the ribosomal RNA gene. Dev Genet 13(1):34-40.

Gerber CA, Lopez AB, Shook SJ, Doerder FP. 2002. Polymorphism and selection at the SerH immobilization antigen locus in natural populations of tetrahymena thermophila. Genetics 160(4):1469-79.
CommentsInbred B clones were originally generated in studies on mating-type determination; B1868 = 18th generation of inbreeding, most recent inbreeding cross in 1968.

Submitted by Joseph Frankel, University of Iowa
Research Resource IdentifierTSC_SD01619
Requires MTA?No
Academic cost $35