Its gray body color is caused by a dramatic increase in the number and cell size of white leucophores and concomitant decrease in the number of visible orange xanthophores. Genotype of this strain is BBRRcici.
Tatuo Aida took over this strain from technician at Kyoto University and named color interfere (ci). Tatuo Aida gave this ci strain to Teturo Takeuchi in 27th June 1954. Teturo Takeuchi gave this strain to Kiyoshi Naruse in 12nd October 2016.
|Category||Spontaneous mutant strains|
|Organization||National Institute for Basic Biology|
|Live in NIBB||○|
|Deposited by||National Institute for Basic Biology, Okayama Shoka University|