, Volume 114, Issue 3, pp 293–296 | Cite as

The Drosophila Melanogaster Ku70 Coding Sequence is Wild-Type in Mus309 Mutants

  • Helen R. Nicholas
  • John F.Y. BrookfieldEmail author


Drosophila melanogaster mus309 mutations have been identified as being in the Ku70 gene, encoding one subunit of the DNA-dependent protein kinase. However, recent work has suggested that these mutations are in the Bloom's syndrome homologue. Here, we demonstrate that the coding sequence of Ku70 gene is indeed wild-type in two mus309 mutant lines.

dmblm DNA repair Drosophila Ku70 mus309 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of GeneticsUniversity of Nottingham, Queens Medical CentreNottinghamUK

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