TABLE 3

Repression of snw mutability by telomeric P elements transmitted through females for three generations

M controlTP5TP6
ReplicateaNo. vialsNo. fliesMutation ratebNo. vialsNo. fliesMutation ratebNo. vialsNo. fliesMutation rateb
Maternal + zygotic effect
I (y+)4915050.471 ± 0.0184914800.142 ± 0.0215215790.116 ± 0.021
II (y+)4415560.539 ± 0.0244819810.177 ± 0.0255020200.307 ± 0.027
III (y+)5016370.501 ± 0.0144815730.033 ± 0.0094916940.301 ± 0.024
Maternal effect only
III (y)495970.554 ± 0.0155017480.549 ± 0.0184714910.580 ± 0.018
  • a In replicates I and II, the initial mating involved y snw males. In replicate III, it involved FM6, y dm B males.

  • b Unweighted mean mutation rate ±SE.