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Worm gene name:  nhr-49
Worm sequence name:  wild type C. elegans
Related human gene:  hnf4a
Associated human disease:  monogenic, autosomal dominant, non-insulin-dependent, diabetes mellitus type I
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Left primer sequence:  ccaactggaatgctctcagc
Right primer sequence:  ggggtaatgattcaaaacaacaa
Size of PCR product:  213
Brief description:  Student project. A set of experiments were done to knock down the expression of the gene, nhr-49. The expected phenotypic result was obesity and shortened life-span.
Report any problems that might have appeared and any solutions:  The expected phenotype was not present. When confirmational PCR was run on the feeding strain bacteria, the expected band was not present. The RNAi was not successfully executed in this experiment.
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