TABLE 4

Transactivation of spe-29 spermatids in a sensitized genetic background

Hermaphrodite genotypeaAverage
self-progenyb
Sample size
spe-29 (virgin)3.9 ± 0.718
spe-29fer-1 male)214 ± 8.515
spe-12 (virgin)014
spe-12fer-1 male)60 ± 5.720
spe-12; spe-29 (virgin)0.1 ± 0.110
spe-12; spe-29fer-1 male)55 ± 7.816
spe-27 (virgin)0.1 ± 0.115
spe-27fer-1 male)196 ± 1620
spe-27 spe-29 (virgin)013
spe-27 spe-29fer-1 male)50 ± 5.029
spe-27fer-1 male; 25°)2.5 ± 0.449
spe-27 spe-29fer-1 male; 25°)1.5 ± 0.349
  • a All animals were also homozygous for the him-5(e1490) mutation. Unless indicated, animals were incubated at 20°.

  • b Self-progeny includes the sum of live progeny and dead eggs (a consequence of the him-5 mutation). Error presented is the SEM.