All stocks available from Bloomington with a QF insertion are shown here. Please see the Q system page for an explanation of the QF protein and the Q system. We also have stocks carrying other components of the Q system including QS and QUAS.
Four types of QF "variants" are available - the original QF described in Potter, et al, 2010 and three new versions made in Christopher Potter's lab:
|QF||Original QF described in Potter, et al, 2010|
|QF2||a new and less toxic variant of QF|
|QF2w||QF2 carrying mutations that result in weaker transactivation and possibly less toxicity when expressed ubiquitously|
|QF activation domain fusions||The activation domain of QF fused to the DNA-binding domain of either GAL4 or lexA|