amorphic allele - molecular evidence
The mir-285 hairpin has been deleted and replaced by a loxP cassette containing the w+mW.hs marker.
long lived | male (with Df(3L)BSC727)
subperineurial glial sheath
mir-285KO/Df(3L)BSC727 males show a significant increase in median lifespan compared to controls.
Homozygous adults show significant defects in the hemolymph-brain barrier (as determined using a dye injection assay).