TABLE 4

Effect of suppressors on transgenic dpy-20 genomic DNA driven by its native promoter

StrainnMean body length (mm)% control lengthaP-valueb
N210 1.0 ± 0.035100
hsf-1(sy441)10 1.0 ± 0.0471000.7394
cyl-1(sy433)10 1.0 ± 0.034 970.0288*
cyl-1(sy434)10 1.1 ± 0.0361010.5787
sup-45(sy509)100.94 ± 0.047 900.0002***
dpy-20(e1282)120.76 ± 0.018 73<0.0001***
dpy-20; syIs38100.99 ± 0.027100
hsf-1; dpy-20; syIs3810 1.0 ± 0.0411040.0021**
dpy-20; cyl-1(sy433); syIs38100.95 ± 0.023 950.0021**
dpy-20; cyl-1(sy434); syIs3811 1.0 ± 0.0181020.0430*
sup-45; dpy-20; syIs38110.87 ± 0.015 88<0.0001***
  • * Significant;

  • ** very significant;

  • *** extremely significant.

  • a Control for single mutants is N2; control for triple mutants is dpy-20(e1282); syIs38.

  • b P-values were calculated using the Mann-Whitney test, comparing single mutants to N2 and triple mutants to dpy-20(e1282); syIs38.