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Summary Attributions

Line Name: Xtr.oc90mZimml

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Synonym: Komimi, kommh62, T269-C, kom
Species: Xenopus tropicalis
Background Strain: Xtr.Nigerian1EXRC
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Description: Mutation affecting inner ear otoconia identified in the Mill Hill screen for ENU-induced mutations. Mutation in the otoconin90 gene. Reference: Ironfield, H.V.; (2011) Genetic studies of inner ear development in Xenopus tropicalis. Doctoral thesis.
Phenotype Description: Homozygous tadpoles display balance defects and inner ear defects in otoconial formation. At NF stage 45, kom tadpoles show a single enlarged otoconium located over each inner ear macula sensory epithelium. Hair cell deficits ensue, and tadpoles display vestibular behavioural defects such as circular swimming.
Color Morph: pigmented
Breeding Type: OUTBRED
Lab of Origin: Zimmerman Lab
Line Type: Mutant
Mutated Gene(s): oc90
MTA Required: Yes
Public: Yes
Catalogue Number:

Stock Center RRID Generation Availability Mutant Details
EXRC (Europe) EXRC_6006
NBRP (Japan)

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