TABLE 5

Effect of maternal presetting on repression of snw mutability by paternally inherited telomeric P elements that were transmitted through females for one generation

TP5 paternally inheritedTP6 paternally inherited
ReplicateaNo. vialsNo. fliesMutation ratebNo. vialsNo. fliesMutation rateb
Presetting by TP5
I277370.094 ± 0.017298210.154 ± 0.027
II4916910.069 ± 0.0135017140.300 ± 0.029
III5019130.091 ± 0.0164917410.200 ± 0.028
Presetting by TP6
I299730.161 ± 0.028306830.213 ± 0.024
II5017280.249 ± 0.0285016910.341 ± 0.024
III5018950.126 ± 0.0205016930.228 ± 0.024
  • 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.