TABLE 1

Comparison between SR and ST populations (accumulation of autosomal suppressors)

Population testedPercentage of males
Population 128.7 ± 2.6 (47)
Population 225.1 ± 1.5 (48)
Population 325.5 ± 2.4 (47)
Population 425.0 ± 1.8 (46)
Average for SR populations26.1 ± 1.0 (188)
Population 510.7 ± 0.8 (95)
Population 612.5 ± 1.3 (95)
Average for ST populations11.6 ± 0.8 (190)
  • Values are means ± SE with the number of F2SRam/Y males tested in parentheses. See Figure 1 for details. Standard errors were calculated taking into account the nested design (they have 5 d.f. in each population).