TABLE 2

Su(var)2-5 enhances rl-dependent lethality

Su(var)2-5205 b It rl/CyO ♂ ♂ × Df(2R)PRF/SM1 ♀ ♀
b lt rl ♂ ♂ × Df(2R)PRF/SM1 ♀ ♀Su(var)2-5205 b It rl/Df(2R)PRF
Total progenyb It rl/Df(2R)PRFTotal progenyDf(2R)PRF/CyO or Su(var)2-5205 b It rl/SM1
Temperatureb It rl/SM1ObservedExpectedObservedExpected
25°42036159***21051848335***173
18°725386339 (NS)a362593480113***,a198
  • (NS) P > 0.05. *** P < 0.001.

  • a At 18°, the proportion of rl hemizygotes observed was 94% of expected, whereas the proportion of Su(var)2-5205 lt hemizygotes was 57% of expected, a highly significant difference (P < 0.01) .