TABLE 1

Effect of tpk-1(qm162) on developmental, reproductive, and behavioral features in comparison to the effect of clk-1(qm30)

PhenotypeWild type (N2)clk-1(qm30)tpk-1(qm162)tpk-1(qm162)
 maternally rescued
Embryonic development
   (hr) 14.88 ± 0.97 (n = 297) 23.6 ± 4.49 (n = 70)16.94 ± 1.51 (n = 116)ND
Postembryonic development
   (hr)  46.8 ± 1.4 (n = 200) 99.2 ± 6.2a (n = 100) 59.1 ± 5.2 (n = 30)51.6 ± 2.0 (n = 31)
Brood size 261.8 ± 28.1 (n = 5) 87.2 ± 27.2a (n = 10) 78.8 ± 7.4 (n = 5)ND
Life span (days)  17.8 ± 4.5 (n = 150)  max = 28 20.6 ± 7.1 (n = 150)
   max = 40 24.8 ± 6.6 (n = 50)
   max = 36ND
Pharyngeal pumping
   (pumps/min)  248 ± 6.9 (n = 20)170.3 ± 26.9a (n = 25) 140 ± 23.5 (n = 25)ND
Defecation cycle (sec)   56 ± 3.1 (n = 5) 92.4 ± 15.0a (n = 25)115.9 ± 19.7 (n = 20)65.5 ± 5.3 (n = 12)
  • a Data are from Wong et al. (1995).