hobo element questions
bw28 at cornell.edu
Tue Oct 8 14:15:01 EST 1996
We have recently discovered a hobo element insertion associated with a
mutant discovered in a P-element mutagenesis screen. This element has
inserted into an intron of the gene. The element appears to be a
truncated derivative of hobo, being only 1.6 kb, and may correspond to
the Th1 or Th2 forms of the element.
My questions are: has anyone found a similar circumstance occuring
with mutants occurring in their P-element screen? Is there any way to
check to see if the hobo element is causing the mutation (such as
excision of the element upon exposure to hobo transposase)?
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