TABLE 1

Gonadal dysgenesis in the offspring of TP and M′ strains

StockP elements presentNo. of vialsNo. of ♀♀% GD ± SEaStrain type
wNone25b447100 ± 0.0M
w m fNone30c366100 ± 0.0M
Samarkand (w+)None25b49997.2 ± 1.9M
25c33299.7 ± 0.3
Sexi.4(w+)43d21b255100 ± 0.0M′
30c484100 ± 0.0
Sexi.7(w+)33d21b35983.7 ± 4.8M′
30c44693.7 ± 2.4
M5B#1 (wa B)57e24b42185.8 ± 3.5M
25c22695.4 ± 1.4
TP5 (w)1f20b36750.2 ± 9.1TP
TP6 (w m f)1f21c2029.6 ± 2.5TP
Harwich (w)NDg25c2510.3 ± 0.3P
  • a Unweighted mean percentage of GD ± standard error.

  • b Data obtained in conjunction with tests for interactions between TP5 and M′ strains (see Table 2).

  • c Data obtained in conjunction with tests for interactions between TP6 and M′ strains (see Table 2).

  • d P elements localized in euchromatin in polytene chromosomes (from Rasmusson et al. 1990).

  • e P elements localized in euchromatin in polytene chromosomes (from Simmons et al. 1987).

  • f The sole P element in these stocks is located at the left telomere of the X chromosome.

  • g Not determined.