Sup-1 x-ray induced allele

Leon Avery leon at eatworms.swmed.edu
Sun Dec 8 11:43:13 EST 2002


Ah!  You need to read up on C elegans genetic nomenclature 
(http://biosci.umn.edu/CGC/Nomenclature/nomencl.htm).  e995 is the 
allele.  One is permitted to add a few lower-case letters after the 
allele name as a hint about its characteristics: that's what 'xri' 
is.  e995, e995xri, sup-1(e995), sup-1(e995xri), sup-1(e995xri) III 
all mean the same thing -- they just differ in the amount of extra 
information they contain.

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>I am working on sup-1 and was wondering if anyone has other alleles than e995.
>In particular I would be interested in the x-ray induced e995xri. The
>reference allele e995 is the only allele available from the CGC, so if anyone
>would be able to provide me with additional sup-1 alleles I would be very
>greatful.
>
>Thank you
>
>Morten K. Larsen
>University of Southern Denmark
>DK
>m.larsen at bmb.sdu.dk


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