TABLE 6

Repression of snw mutability by a paternally inherited telomeric P element that had been paired with a maternally inherited telomeric P element in a female for one generation

TP5 snw males testedTP6 snw males tested
ReplicateaNo. vialsNo. fliesMutation ratebNo. vialsNo. fliesMutation rateb
Females TP5 homozygoes
I288240.040 ± 0.015
II5019760.058 ± 0.013
III5017710.021 ± 0.007
Females TP6 homozygotes
I3011880.082 ± 0.012
II4717110.157 ± 0.024
III5019350.066 ± 0.011
Females TP5/TP6 heterozygotes (TP5 was maternally inherited)
I2410280.067 ± 0.0183613190.039 ± 0.012
II5118080.117 ± 0.0184716440.090 ± 0.013
III4716090.027 ± 0.0085217980.047 ± 0.015
Females TP6/TP5 heterozygotes (TP6 was maternally inherited)
I228160.097 ± 0.0283612920.150 ± 0.030
II5528390.166 ± 0.0244523090.206 ± 0.032
III6115720.040 ± 0.009379230.070 ± 0.013
  • 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.