TABLE 4

sys-1 is a dominant enhancer of lin-17/fz

gene-y
gene-x+/+mom-1/mom-1egl-20/egl-20lin-44/lin-44lin-17/lin-17
+/+ or BalaND0 n = 2020 n = 1240 n = 11012 n = 144
sys-1/Bal 0 n = 2020 n = 2281 n = 1600 n = 7829 n = 180
pop-1/Bal <1 n = 2081 n = 1850 n = 160NDND

Values are percentages of DTCs missing, assayed by gonadal arm elongation. n, number of arms scored. Alleles used are mom-1(or10), egl-20(n585), lin-44(n1792), and lin-17(n671). The interaction between lin-17 and sys-1 is significant with P < 0.0001.

  • a See materials and methods for genotype used in each mutant background.