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Table 2 Summary of BBS phenotypes

From: ParameciumBBS genes are key to presence of channels in Cilia

RNAi

Changes in cilia length

Long backward swimming in 30 mM KCl

Long backward swimming in Na+and Mg2+TEA solutions

Disrupted conductance

BBS1

Longer

No

IK(Ca)

BBS2

No

No

No

none

BBS3

Short

IK(Ca), IK(V)

BBS4

Short

No

IK(Ca)

BBS5

No

No

IK(V)

BBS7

Short and missing

No

IK(Ca)

BBS8

Short

No

IK(Ca)

BBS9

Short and missing

No

IK(Ca)