Strain information
Strain ID MT72
Strain Name i-6
Strain Type Mutants
Characteristics Complete albino phenotype. One of the i-locus alleles contains a 0.3 kb deletion. Part of the 3rd exon of the tyrosinase gene is lost by the deletion.
Notes The RECIPIENT shall use the BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS only for the purpose of research.
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    • Koga A, Wakamatsu Y, Kurosawa J, Hori H. Oculocutaneous albinism in the i6 mutant of the medaka fish is associated with a deletion in the tyrosinase gene. Pigment Cell Res. 1999/08.12(4).252-8.

      Koga A, Hori H. Albinism due to transposable element insertion in fish. Pigment Cell Res. 1997/12.10(6).377-81.

      Fukamachi S, Shimada A, Shima A. Mutations in the gene encoding B, a novel transporter protein, reduce melanin content in medaka. Nat. Genet. 2001/08.28(4).381-5.
Category Spontaneous mutant strains
Organization National Institute for Basic Biology
Frozen sperm in NIBB
Deposited by Nagoya University
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