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Summary Attributions

Line Name: Xtr.raxmGrngr

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Synonym: Raxhet
Species: Xenopus tropicalis
Background Strain: Unknown
Paternal Line:
Maternal Line:
Color Morph: pigmented
Phenotype Description: No obvious morphological phenotype in heterozygotes, although there are some changes in gene expression. Homozygotes show anophthalmia with a small amount of retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE) observed in some mutant embryos.
Breeding Type: OUTBRED
Description: This mutant line was generated in an ENU screen from the Grainger lab by TILLING (Targeting Induced Local Lesions IN Genomes). The mutant rax gene has a nonsense mutation in the second exon causing a truncation removing c-terminus elements including the homeodomain and NLS.
Lab of Origin: Grainger Lab
Line Type: Mutant
Mutated Gene: rax
MTA Required: No
Public: Yes
Catalogue Number:

Vendor RRID Availability
NXR (US): NXR_1033 Yes, order
EXRC (Europe): No
NBRP (Japan): No
CRB (Europe): No