TABLE 2

Courtship analysis of transgenic fliesa

MalesFemalesNo. of copulations (N = 50)Mean courtship time (min) ± SEMean copulation time (min) ± SE
Wild typeA1/−b417.4 ± 1.023.5 ± 0.5
Wild typeA1/A1389.1 ± 1.423.6 ± 0.4
Wild typeB5/−397.0 ± 1.223.2 ± 0.5
Wild typeB5/B5469.1 ± 1.223.8 ± 0.6
A1/−Wild type917.6 ± 2.816.8 ± 0.4
A1/A1Wild type1123.0 ± 2.915.9 ± 0.3
B5/−Wild type357.1 ± 0.921.7 ± 0.4
B5/B5Wild type4010.2 ± 1.624.0 ± 0.5
  • a All flies tested were 3 days old.

  • b A1/− denotes hemizygosity, A1/A1 denotes homozygosity for the (unreverted) autosomal transgene from line A1, in the tko25t mutant background, etc.