TABLE 2

Interactions of E(z)Trm hb7M nosL7 with different E(z)son alleles

Crossed allelesPenetrance of suppression of nos phenotype (%)a
nosL7hb7M nosL7E(z)Trm hb7M nosL7
nosL70 (470)3.69 (2140)1.96* (1052)
E(z)son2 hb7M nosL70.97 (103)9.58 (511)3.83** (1279)
E(z)son3 hb7M nosL78.8 (270)50.38 (917)2.35** (849)
  • *, Penetrance significantly different from control (P < 0.01); **, penetrance highly significantly different from control (P < 0.001).

  • a Penetrance is percentage of embryos with at least three abdominal segments. The number of embryos examined is indicated in parentheses.