TABLE 1

Repair of P-element-induced DSBs in lig4, spn-A, and lig4 spn-A mutants

% complete SDSA or no excision
Genotype of malesApricotaRedbTotal% end joiningN
Wild type93.64.397.9 2.11187
lig4 (mothers lig4/+)94.92.997.8 2.23388
lig4 (mothers lig4/lig4)93.13.196.2 3.8 883
spn-A79.9079.920.19502
lig4 spn-A78.1078.121.96228
  • a Most apricot eyes result from inheritance of P{wa} that has not been excised.

  • b Red eyes result from SDSA repair with annealing of 276-bp repeated sequences within P{wa}.