TABLE 2

chd1 mutant males and females have reduced fertility

GenotypeGenderNo. of chd1 mutant parentsNo. of adult offspring
chd14 b pr c px sp/chd15 bMale1200
chd14 b pr c px sp/chd15 bFemale6939
chd14 b pr c px sp/Df(2L)Exel7014Female472
  • Flies were crossed to Oregon-R flies of the opposite gender (males or female virgins) as appropriate.