increased permeability mutants

Eric C. Anderson anderson at
Mon Feb 27 11:30:28 EST 1995

In article <v0151010eab7173a6db6f@[]>, hengartn at CSHL.ORG
(Michael Hengartner) wrote:

> Dear nema-netters,
> There have been anecdotal reports every now and then that some mutants show
> increased sensitivity to lots of different drugs, presumably because they
> have an increased cuticular permeability.  What's the latest on this?  Are
> these anecdotal observation bogus?  Published?  Does anybody have a
> compendium of which mutants show increase sensitivity?  Any information on
> this topic would be greatly appreciated.

i have a related question...would these mutants (if they truly exist) be
better candidates for immunocytochemistry other similar experiments because
of their increased cuticular permeability than are N2 worms?


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