TABLE 4

Deficiency heterozygotes

GeneGenotype of heterozygotePhenotype of heterozygote
dpl-1 dpy-10 dpl-1(n2994) +/+ mnDf46 unc-4; lin-15(n433) Wild type
dpy-10 dpl-1(n2994) +/+ mnDf85 unc-4; lin-15(n433) Wild type
dpy-10 dpl-1(n2994) +/+ mnDf67 unc-4; lin-15(n433) Muv
lin-52 unc-36 lin-52 +/+ nDf40 dpy-18; lin-15(n767) Muv

Deficiency heterozygotes were constructed, and the vulval phenotype was scored. The presence of the deficiency was confirmed in each animal on the basis of the segregation of one-quarter dead eggs or larvae.