Click here to close Hello! We notice that you are using Internet Explorer, which is not supported by Xenbase and may cause the site to display incorrectly. We suggest using a current version of Chrome, FireFox, or Safari.

Summary Attributions

Line Name: Xtr.oc90mZimml

Line Images

Synonym: Komimi, kommh62, T269-C, kom
Species: Xenopus tropicalis
Background Strain: Xtr.Nigerian 1EXRC
Paternal Line:
Maternal Line:
Color Morph: pigmented
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.
Breeding Type: OUTBRED
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.
Lab of Origin: Zimmerman Lab
Line Type: Mutant
Mutated Gene: oc90
MTA Required: Yes
Public: Yes
Catalogue Number:

Vendor RRID Availability
NXR (US): No
EXRC (Europe): EXRC_6006 Yes, order
NBRP (Japan): No
CRB (Europe): No