TABLE 2

Enhancement of Spe-27 self-sterility by spe-29 and spe-12

Hermaphrodite genotypeaSelf-progenybSample size
spe-278 ± 1.222
spe-290.5 ± 0.120
spe-120.07 ± 0.0715
spe-27 spe-29015
spe-27; spe-12015
spe-27 spe-29/spe-27 spe-29(+)3.4 ± 0.625
spe-27; spe-12/spe-12(+)1.4 ± 0.324
Wild type274 ± 10.511
spe-29/spe-29(+)282 ± 7.314
spe-12/spe-12(+)292 ± 5.714
  • a All animals were also homozygous for the him-5(e1490) mutation. Wild type refers to him-5(e1490).

  • b Self-progeny includes the sum of live progeny and dead eggs (a consequence of the him-5 mutation). All animals were selfed at 15°. Values are expressed as the average ± the SEM.