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Large-scale insertional mutagenesis of a coleopteran stored grain pest, the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum, identifies embryonic lethal mutations and enhancer traps

Jochen Trauner1, Johannes Schinko2, Marcé D Lorenzen3, Teresa D Shippy4, Ernst A Wimmer2*, Richard W Beeman3, Martin Klingler1, Gregor Bucher2 and Susan J Brown4

  • * Corresponding author: Ernst A Wimmer

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Biology, Developmental Biology, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

2 Department of Developmental Biology, Johann-Friedrich-Blumenbach-Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, Georg-August-University Göttingen, GZMB, Ernst-Caspari-Haus, Göttingen, Germany

3 USDA-ARS-GMPRC, Manhattan, KS, USA

4 Division of Biology, Ackert Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

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BMC Biology 2009, 7:73  doi:10.1186/1741-7007-7-73

Published: 5 November 2009

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Gene bank accession numbers of integration site sequences.

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