Synonyms:Komimi, kommh62, T269-C
Type of mutation: ENU-induced splicing
Affected gene: otoconin90
Phenotype: Homozygous tadpoles display balance defects and inner ear defects in otoconial formation. At stage 45, kom tadpoles show a single enlarged otoconium located over each inner ear macula sensory epithelium.
Publication: Ironfield, H.V.; (2011) Genetic studies of inner ear development in Xenopus tropicalis. Doctoral thesis.