null allele

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null allele

[′nəl ə‚lēl]
(genetics)
An allele that does not produce a functional product and behaves as a recessive.
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Fgfr3 and Fgfr4 null mutant mice, on the other hand, are viable with no reproductive phenotype reported (20-22).
Fgfr1 null mutant embryos die during gastrulation and segmentation, while homozygous embryos of Fgfr2 knockout die before gonad formation (18, 19).
In contrast, the AX-dependent life span extension was not observed even in a daf-16 null mutant.
The resultant animal is called a null mutant or knockout for that gene.
For example, the KOMP already has generated over 400 null mutant mouse lines and, at the current production rates, is set to produce a total of over 800.
cholerae relA null mutant cells failed to accumulate (p)ppGpp upon amino acid starvation.
Techniques to make null mutant mice include complicated steps: vector design and construction, colony selection of embryonic stem (ES) cells, production of chimera mice, confirmation of germ line transmission, and so forth.
A] receptor, as alcohol-enhanced inhibition of the receptor function was absent in brain tissue from the null mutant mice compared with the wild-type controls (Harris et al.
Saccharomyces Rab4 and Rab5 null mutants were no longer able to support the intemalization of the Leishmania adenosine permease by TOR.
albicans Als family of adherence molecules is defined by the adherence profile of null mutants.
Once successfully cloned, this recombinant gene will be used to rescue collagen IV null mutants, and we will be able to select for a functional tagged protein.