TABLE 2

Interactions of trx-G genes with lawcP1

Females: lawcP1
MalesNo. of flies examinedFlies with strongly transformed aristae (%)Flies with ectopic bristles (%)
Oregon R5225.026.9
trxB11 ash-1VF101 16961.579.2
brm2 trxE2 6735.850.7

Homozygous lawcP1 females were crossed to heterozygous males of the genotypes listed in the first column. The male progeny were examined for strong transformation of the aristae to legs, i.e., a very thickened arista base, and for ectopic macrochaete on the scutellum.