amorphic allele - molecular evidence
Deletion of 11-bp (TCGGAGCGGGC) resulting in a frameshift. The deletion coordinates were determined from the reported junction sequences.
Deletion of 11bp within the CDS in exon 1 of EMC8-9.
abnormal size | adult stage | somatic clone
decreased cell number | adult stage | somatic clone
visible | adult stage | somatic clone
eye | somatic clone
retina | somatic clone
EMC8-91 whole-eye clone show severe retinal cell ablation, leading to a small eye.