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Fig. 1. Disruption of the eGFP transgene in X. tropicalis using ZFNs. (A�C) Uninjected tadpoles (U.C.). (D�F) Tadpoles injected with 20 pg of eGFP ZFN mRNA and 200 pg mCherry RNA (to monitor injection). (G�I) Heterozygous eGFP tadpoles injected with 50 pg eGFP ZFN mRNA and 200 pg mCherry RNA (tracer). (A, D, and G) Brightfield. (B, E, and H) eGFP expression of tadpoles in A, D, and G, respectively. (C, F, and I) Enlarged view of eGFP expression in B, E, and H, respectively. (J) Cel-1 digestion of eGFP amplicons. Bands migrating at 345 bp are full-length amplicons; Cel-1 cleavage products migrate at 246 and 99 bp. The fractions of modified chromatids detected by Cel-1 are quantified as percentage NHEJ. UC, uninjected control. (K) Sequence alignment of ZFN-induced mutant eGFP transgene alleles from tadpoles injected with 50 pg ZFN mRNA. Red nucleotides indicate insertions and dashes represent deletions. Horizontal bold lines at top indicate ZFN-binding sites.

Image published in: Young JJ et al. (2011)

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